One of the most important functions of The Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society (MAPMS) is to promote the educational aspects of the aquatics industry.  MAPMS currently provides the following opportunities for under-grad, graduate students and members of the society or those in a related field-

The Robert L. Johnson Memorial Research Grant:

Open to Graduate level students.  This is a $5,000. grant awarded to qualified graduate students pursuing a degree in aquatic plant management or related field at any accredited university or college, or independent research which contributes to the mission of the Society.

MAPMS Student Paper Contest:

Open to all under-graduate and graduate level students.  Applicants will be required to submit abstracts and present at our annual conference.  This allows students to gather feedback and interact with the society membership.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 student presenters.

MAPMS Poster Contest:

Open to all members and those in a related field.  Entrants will be required to submit a proposal, create and present their poster during out annual conference.  Posters should be focused around field level research.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 posters.

 

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Ryan Thum
Student Affairs Committee Chair
ryan.thum@montana.edu