Six graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine fisheries science research. The following winners received $5,000 scholarships:
Nicholas Ducharme-Barth - University of Florida
Meaghan Faletti - University of South Florida
Elizabeth Herdter - University of South Florida
Bryan Keller - Florida State University
Brian Moe - Florida State University
Cheston Peterson - Florida State University
The scholarship, established in 2010 through a partnership between Florida Sea Grant and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, recognizes students at Florida universities whose research focuses on the biology, ecology, habitat or management of fisheries in Florida’s marine environment. Since the award was established, $194,000 in scholarships has now been awarded to 41 students at nine different Florida universities.
Recipients also receive a certificate designed and signed by well-known marine wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey. Thus far, awards have been given to students at the University of Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, University of Miami, University of North Florida, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and the Florida Institute of Technology.