Award & Scholarship Opportunities

Check out Aquaculture-related scholarships below.


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[CLOSED]Kurt Grinnell Aquaculture Scholarship

The Kurt Grinnell Aquaculture Scholarship Foundation (KGASF) provides scholarships to enrolled members of U.S. federally recognized Tribes and members of First Nations recognized by Canada.  Our goal is to help Tribal, or First Nations students or prospective students pursue careers in Aquaculture by providing financial assistance for training and education.  In 2022, we will award at least two scholarships with a minimum of $5,000 USD to each recipient.  However, the number of scholarships and the amount of the awards is completely within the discretion of the KGASF.  Should the applicant desire, the KGASF will also help scholarship recipients find internships to further advance their education and training.

Scholarship applications for the fall of 2022 are due no later than September 1, 2022


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Past Fellowships and Scholarships

Aquaculture Experiential Opportunities for Undergraduate Students (AquEOAS) Fellowship

Applications have closed for the Aquaculture Experiential Opportunities for Undergraduate Students (AquEOUS) Fellowship, an USDA Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates (REEU) at the University of Maine's Wabanaki Center and Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) and in collaboration with Wabanaki Youth in Science. This unique fellowship offers undergraduate students from around the nation an opportunity to use indigenous science and STEM concepts to solve real-world problems in aquaculture at the University of Maine’s world class aquaculture facilities. Mentorship will be provided by interdisciplinary faculty and indigenous knowledge keepers. 

Deadline to apply was January 26, 2024. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact [email protected].