The Marine Stewardship Council Student Research Grants applications are open for suitably qualified students for a postgraduate program in the field of environmental and fisheries science.
The program provides up to £5,000 per postgraduate student project for travel and other support.
About Marine Stewardship Council
The Marine Stewardship Council is a non-governmental organization that is dedicated to promoting sustainable fishing and create an awareness to help influence the choices people make when purchasing seafood.
More so, MSC is designed to boost the health of the ocean and encourage a sustainable seafood market. The organization also partners with similar organizations that share the same vision.
As a non-profit organization, MSC depends on various sources of funding.
Requirements for MSC Student Research Grant
- Have the objective of studying some aspect of environmental improvement, performance or best practice in fisheries and seafood product traceability and supply chain management. This may be a direct study of one particular fishery or a comparative study of fisheries problems or management. The project can be desk- or field-based.
- Direct linkage to a fishery certified or wishing to become certified by the MSC is not a requirement, although this is an additional point of interest for the MSC.
- The MSC also has a strong interest in identifying, assessing and managing the risks in seafood supply chains, for example, product substitution and mislabelling, traceability and DNA testing.
- Applications are particularly welcome for research projects in Asia, South America and Africa.\
How to Apply for the MSC Student Research Grant
To apply for the ongoing MSC Student Research Grant is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started
It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the MSC Student Research Grant on or before December 6, 2021