Wright Award

Selection is based on the following four criteria:

  1. Potential for success in research in fisheries genetics (60%)
  2. Anticipated contribution at the Annual Meeting, such as a paper, poster, or other means (20%)
  3. Service to the AFS, its Sections, or its Chapters (10%)
  4. Demonstrated need for travel assistance (10%)

Application procedure:
Applicant must be a full or affiliate member of the AFS Genetics Section at the time of application. Application package should include:

  1. Brief curriculum vitae including anticipated degree, completion date, and career goals
  2. Statement of the thesis or dissertation and abstract of progress to date
  3. Names and addresses of two references familiar with the applicant’s background and abilities
  4. Statement of previous service to the AFS, its Sections, or its Chapters, and need for travel assistance
  5. Statement addressing anticipated contribution to the upcoming annual meeting

Deadline for applications:
19 July 2017

Decision date:
26 July 2017

All application materials should be sent via email to:
Andrea Schreier
Email: amdrauch@ucdavis.edu