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 grant is available for a maximum of $10,000 and will be 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:
Pete Filpansick
Student Affairs Committee Chair

Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society’s EIN# 35-1870325

Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society is registered as a 501c(3) non-profit organization.  For more information please consult your tax professional/advisor and visit the IRS Tax Exempt Organizations Page for more information.

Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society is funded by donations and dues from it’s members, individuals, corporations and foundations. You can make a charitable donation to MAPMS by clicking here.