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IWLA National Conservation Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by Izaak Walton League of America

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 2
Award Deadline: May 15, 2019

The IWLA National Conservation Scholarship program was established in 2005 to promote conservation leadership among future natural resource managers and professionals.

This scholarship supports rising junior and senior college undergraduates from recognized conservation or environment-related degree programs. These degree programs may include (but are not limited to) environmental science, natural resource management, forestry, wildlife, fisheries, parks and recreation, range management, and other related sciences such as ecology, biology (conservation/ field/ marine), geology, hydrology, and zoology.

QUALIFICATIONS

Each scholarship category includes a $2,500 scholarship and a one-year IWLA student membership.

Category #1: Previous IWLA Chapter/Division Scholarship Recipient

Applicant is a previous recipient of an IWLA chapter/division scholarship. By the completion of the spring semester/quarter, applicants must:

A) Be an undergraduate in a recognized conservation- or environment-related degree program.

B) Have junior or senior class standing (completed a minimum of 56 semester hours or 108 quarter hours).

C) Have at least one semester or two quarters remaining in their degree program.

D) Be scheduled to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for the following fall semester/quarter.

Category #2: Current IWLA Member OR Child/Grandchild of a Current IWLA Member

Applicant is the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a current IWLA member, or a current IWLA student or individual member (at the time of application submission). By the completion of the spring semester/quarter, applicant must:

A) Be an undergraduate in a recognized conservation or environment-related degree program.

B) Have junior or senior class standing (completed a minimum of 56 semester hours or 108 quarter hours).

C) Have at least one semester or two quarters remaining in their degree program.

D) Be scheduled to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for the following fall semester/quarter.

ELIGIBILITY

Previous IWLA National Conservation Scholarship recipients are ineligible. You may apply for only one category per year. If not selected but eligible, you may apply during the second year.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Applications accepted starting January 1. Deadline for applications: May 15 (postmarked).

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