Western Division AFS: DEI Awards and Travel Grant
The Western Division of the American Fisheries Society is offering opportunities to recognize fisheries folks supporting diversity and inclusion and to support participation at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. To learn more and apply (extended deadline is March 1), please visit the web pages containing information for individual awards and travel grants.
* Two Diversity & Inclusion awards provide funds to support attendance at any AFS meeting in 2021:
- The D&I Mentorship Award will be presented to a promising student or early career professional interested in developing diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership skills.
- The D&I Service Award will be presented to an AFS Western Division Member who has exhibited service and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the fisheries profession.
* The Indigenous/Tribal Member travel grant provides funds to support attendance at the 2021 WD Annual Meeting for those who self-identify as being American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nation, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.