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The Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) – Kanazawa Research Fellowship

The AFS is offering awards up to US$5,000 (research fund) to successful applicants to support their doctoral degree research and US$1,500 as airfare/accommodation support to attend the 11th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11AFAF) and present a paper (if applicable) and a progress report to the Fund’s Committee of the ongoing research study.

Eligibility for the Grant:

  1. Any student who is undertaking research for his/her doctoral degree in any aspect of fisheries and aquaculture is eligible to apply for the grant;
  2. The applicant should be from one of the countries in Asia;
  3. The applicant should not be over the age of 35 yrs; and
  4. The applicant should have been registered with one of the Universities in Asia and undertaking research in any aspect of fisheries and aquaculture;

Application procedures:

  • Applications are to be submitted in the prescribed format
  • Applications should be accompanied with a brief statement of his/her research project not exceeding 3 pages (including objectives, issues to be addressed and expected outcomes) and two references/recommendation letters from his/her supervisor(s)
  • The application should be accompanied by a letter from his/her Research Supervisor indicating that the Supervisor will supervise the research work and monitor the fund use;
  • The application with attachments should be sent to the Executive Officer, Asian Fisheries Society at c/o Lab. Marine Biotechnology, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, MALAYSIA, email:
  • The last date for submission of applications is 15th February 2016

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The Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) – Kanazawa Research Fellowship