MSC Student Research Grant for Postgraduate Students Around the World

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), calls for applications to its 2022 Students Research Grant for students around the world who are studying fisheries science.

The MSC Student Research Grant supports postgraduate students around the world who are studying fisheries science. 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.

However, MSC’s vision is of the world’s oceans teeming with life, and seafood supplies safeguarded for this and future generations. its mission is to use the ecolabel and fishery certification program to contribute to the health of the world’s oceans by recognizing and rewarding sustainable fishing practices, influencing the choices people make when buying seafood, and working with partners to transform the seafood market into a sustainable basis.


The MSC Student Research Grant cover:

  • Travel and project support up to a limit of £5,000.
  • Essential fixed assets up to £250 to cover essential assets (such as a computer, software etc.)


  • Grants are available to current postgraduate fisheries science students, studying for their Master’s course or PhD anywhere in the world.
  • Integrated Master’s students are eligible to apply during their final year only.  
  • The fishery the student is collaborating with must be one of the following:
  1. MSC certified,
  2. in the In-Transition to MSC program, 
  3. a stage 4 pathway project fishery, or
  4. or a comprehensive fishery improvement project (FIP).

Application Process

Applications for the MSC Student Research Grant must include the following Documents

  • A complete application form.
  • Letter of support from the supervisor.
  • Letter of support from the fishery, FIP implementer or project manager linked to the project.
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Deadline: December 06, 2021.

The Student Research Grant (SRG) applications must be submitted in English via email to

For more information about MSC Student Research Grant, visit the official site.

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