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MSC scholarship research program

Giulia Gorelli - MSC scholarship awardee sorting shrimp in lab

 

The MSC Scholarship Research Program is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students studying problems and solutions in fisheries science and management and the integrity of the seafood supply chain.

The program is currently closed for applications and will re-open in early 2017.

To register your interest in the program and receive an update when applications open, please email .

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Recent scholarship recipients


2016 awardees

  • Hunter Snyder works at Harvard Business School and is a Masters student at the Marine Institute, Memorial University. He will be investigating best practice in sustainable seaweed aquaculture, exploring sustainable seaweed production in Indonesia and Greenland.
  • Ana Crisol Méndez Medina, a PhD student from El Colegio de la Frontera sur in Mexico will conduct social research around illegal fishing. She will be exploring enforcement systems established by local fishing cooperatives in Mexico.  
  • Rachel Mullins, a Masters student from Rhodes University in South Africa will use sequencing technology to examine population structures of yellowfin tuna in South Africa.

2015 awardees:

  • Cristina Andrés, PhD student from the University of Huelva (Spain), has been investigating the impacts of overfishing and abandoned fishing gear on the distribution of shark and tuna species surrounding a UNESCO World Heritage site, Cocos Island National Park.
  • João Rodrigues, PhD student from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), has been studying the environmental and economic challenges of seafood supply chains on artisanal developing world fisheries in Cape Verde. 

2014 awardees:

  • Josu De Isusi Rivero, an MSc student in marine biology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), has been examining the role of seafood market incentives on the sustainable uses of fishery resources in developing world countries

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