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: Early Career travel awards applications to ICC10 in New Zealand, the deadline is shifted to the end of January 2023 (due to ICC10 is starting at May 2023)
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: Student travel awards applications to ICC10 in New Zealand, the deadline is shifted to the end of January 2023 (due to ICC10 is starting at May 2023) and the number of awards is increased to 10, and each with 1000 USD, due to the long distance travel.
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE: STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATION