Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

The Crustacean Society provides a wide range of grants and scholarships for students and postdoctoral researchers.  The various options are presented below. Please make sure to apply before the deadlines. If you have any questions please contact the TCS Program Officer.

TCS Fellowship in Graduate Studies


TCS annually awards up to six US$1,000 Fellowships in Graduate Studies in any research concerned with the biology of crustaceans. The fellowship is to support the research objectives and career goals of the graduate student. This award requires a letter of support from their faculty sponsor/mentor. Both the student and their faculty sponsor/mentor must be a TCS member at the time of application. Further details and requirements are in the application (link below).

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 31 March annually.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

TCS Early-Career/Post-PhD Travel Awards


TCS annually awards up to three US$1,500 travel grants for early-career Ph.D. researchers. The Ph.D. must have been awarded within 5 years of the application deadline. Extension of up to 8 years post-Ph.D. will be considered at the discretion of the Program Officer for applicants having taken a career break for family reasons. The grants shall cover travel to give a presentation, preferably oral, at a TCS meeting (SICB, Mid-Year, or ICC) on the results of their research in any field of study involving crustaceans. Applications that result in a manuscript suitable for publication in the Journal of Crustacean Biology will be given preference.

 


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 15 March and 15 September annually.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: EARLY CAREER TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATION

 

TCS Student Travel Awards

TCS awards a maximum of five (5) US$500 awards twice a year to support student attendance at TCS meetings (TCS mid-year/ICC and SICB). Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, be the presenter of an oral or poster presentation at the TCS/ICC/SICB meeting they attend, and demonstrate financial need for TCS support of travel to the meeting. Both the student and their faculty sponsor/mentor must be a TCS member at the time of the application.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 15 March and 15 September annually.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATION

 

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