Scholarship Application

The Society of Lake Management professionals (SLMP) is seeking applications for its annual Student Scholarship Award. SLMP intends to award $3,500 in scholarships to the successful applicants at the January 2021 SLMP Summit that will take place January 25-28, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia.


Scholarship funds are provided directly to the student and may be used by the recipient to cover costs associated with education and research expenses. Eligible applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited college or university in the United States. Coursework or research in an area related to water quality, aquatic plant management, fisheries management, or aquatic ecology of impounded waters is required.


Applications must be received no later than November 1, 2020 and will be evaluated based on relevant college GPA, quality and relevance of coursework or research, a proposed budget, information obtained from references, and other related considerations. The successful applicant will be required to attend the Summit in January 2021 and present an oral report on research activities.

Current Student Research

2017 Summit Agenda

January 24, 2017

Time Agenda
08:00 Registration
08:00-11:00 Board Meeting
12:30-01:00 SLMP Welcome and Overview
01:00-02:30 Science and Customer Satisfaction
02:30-03:30 Water Quality
03:30-04:00 Break
04:00-05:30 Industry Roundtable- Challenges, Wins, Opportunities, Product Support and R&D
06:00-09:00 Social/Networking

January 25, 2017

Time Agenda
08:00 Registration
08:00-09:30 Aquatic Plant Management (Species of Issue, New Herbicides, Techniques, Permitting)
09:30-10:00 Break
10:00-11:30 Fish Management Technical Session
11:30-01:00 Lunch on your own
01:00-02:30 Business Operations – What to Watch in the Field, In the Office
02:30-03:30 Student Papers
03:30-04:00 Break
04:00-05:00 Round Table
05:00-05:30 SLMP Business Meeting
06:30 Banquet/Social

January 26, 2017

Time Agenda
08:00-09:30 Breakfast / Vendor Networking
09:30-11:00 Small Business Session (Insurance, Incentives, Training)
11:00-01:00 Vendor Breakdown