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 Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) runs an exciting and ambitious program, working with partners to transform the world’s seafood markets and promote sustainable fishing practices. Undergraduate and postgraduate students of environmental and fisheries science are able to further their studies through the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) scholarship research program.
Eligible Countries: Applications are particularly welcome for research projects in Asia, South America and Africa.
Eligibility: Qualifying projects will:
* 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 mislabeling, traceability and DNA testing.
* Applications are particularly welcome for research projects in Asia, South America and Africa.
Number of Awards: A maximum of five
Value of Award: The MSC awards travel and study scholarships, up to the value of £4,000 to eligible undergraduate and postgraduate students worldwide.
Duration of Program: The project must be completed within 12 months of the start date stated on the application form, and the final project report must be submitted within 15 months of the start date.
How to Apply: Visit link below.