The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Student Research Grants is open to postgraduate students studying problems and solutions in fisheries science and management and the integrity of the seafood supply chain.
Application Deadline: 6th December 2021 at 23:59 GMT
Eligible Countries: All. Applications are particularly welcome for research projects in Asia, South America and Africa.
About the Award: The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) runs an exciting and ambitious program, working with partners to transform the world’s seafood markets and promote sustainable fishing practices. Undergraduate and postgraduate students of environmental and fisheries science are able to further their studies through the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) scholarship research program.
This year, the MSC also welcomes applications from students researching best practice in sustainable seaweed harvesting and management. Direct linkage to a fishery certified or wishing to become certified by the MSC is not a requirement, although this is an additional point of interest for the MSC.
Type: Research, Postgraduate
Eligibility: Qualifying projects will:
Selection Criteria: Qualifying projects will:
Have the objective of studying some aspect of impact, improvement, performance or best practice in fisheries management and or seafood supply chain management. This may be direct study of one particular fishery or comparative study of fisheries problems or management. Direct linkage to a fishery certified or wishing to become certified by the MSC is not a requirement, although this is an additional point of interest for the MSC.
Number of Awards: A maximum of five
Value of Award: The MSC awards travel and study scholarships, up to the value of £5,000 to eligible undergraduate and postgraduate students worldwide.
Duration of Program: The project must be completed within 12 months of the start date stated on the application form, and the final project report must be submitted within 15 months of the start date.
How to Apply: Scholarship grant application form
Applications must be submitted in English via email to OSF@msc.org.
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