About the Scholarship

Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society’s Undergraduate Student Scholarship was founded in 2005 by the Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society to provide financial aid to students pursuing an undergraduate degree at any institution in Idaho. 

The (ICAFS) Undergraduate Student Scholarship is awarded to recognize and appreciate the students having professional goals that support the mission of the American Fisheries Society Selection criteria such as work experience in fish or aquatics career field, involvement in the association and satisfactory academic performance. 

This scholarship, funded by the Idaho Chapter, was first awarded in the year 2007 and it intends to keep up with the Idaho Chapter's legacy of sponsoring and nurturing the development of fish and aquatic professionals.   


ICAFS Undergraduate Student Scholarship Award

The scholarship award is $1,000 annually, which can be used for undergraduate tuition fees and required amenities such as books and supplies, accommodation and other educational expenses. 

Only one award is offered every year to an eligible undergraduate student. 


ICAFS Undergraduate Student Scholarship Application Process

The scholarship application form is available online at the official website.

  • Download the application form, complete it and email the completed form and the transcripts to Lauri Monnot via email.

  • Provide all the college transcripts (official or unofficial). 

  • In addition to this, the applicant must obtain the letter of recommendation (download it from the official website) from any Biology professor or instructor and ask them to mail it to Lauri Monnot. Letters of recommendation sent directly by the applicant shall be denied. 

 

Application Deadline

All applications and additional documents must be submitted not later than January 31, 2020. Submit all applications and supplemental materials prior to the given deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should have plans that are supportive of the mission of the American Fisheries Society.

  • The student should be enrolled in an undergraduate course at any Idaho institution.

  • Must maintain satisfactory academic performance (GPA).

  • Involvement in the American Fisheries Society and have work experience in fish or aquatic fields.