University of Vermont

Scholarship
The Rubenstein School
of Environment and Natural Resources
 

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SCHOLARSHIPS & ACADEMIC AWARDS
of special interest to students in
ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES majors


Contact The Rubenstein School Dean's Office if you have any questions
330 Aiken Center
(802) 656-4380
envnr@uvm.edu


THE LAWRENCE AND ANNE FORCIER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Introduction

The Lawrence K. Forcier Scholarship Fund was created in May 1999 in recognition of and appreciation for Lawrence "Larry" Forcier's 15 years as Dean of the University of Vermont School of Natural Resources, now The Rubenstein School, and his unwavering devotion to the pursuit of academic excellence. In May 2004, the fund was renamed the Lawrence and Anne Forcier Scholarship Fund to also acknowledge Anne Trask Forcier's tireless work and commitment to the higher education of young adults, which she has dedicated herself to for 25 years since her graduation from the University of Vermont, including 15 years of service to the University in the Division of Development and Alumni Relations. This endowed fund provides scholarship support to outstanding Rubenstein School undergraduate students with financial need who exhibit the qualities espoused by Dean Forcier and Mrs. Forcier,--a commitment to natural resources stewardship, appreciation of Vermont's working landscape, and the ability and courage to communicate clearly and directly.
 
Criteria
Sponsor: The University of Vermont, The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Eligibility: High school seniors applying to undergraduate majors in The Rubenstein School of Enviornment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.
Qualifications: Excellent high school record. Strong communication skills, Commitment to natural resources stewardship and Vermont. Demonstrated financial need.
One Award for Fall: $5,000 for four years/$1,250 per year
 
If you would like to be considered for this scholarship, please contact:
 
UVM The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Dean's Office
330 Aiken Center
Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-4380
envnr@uvm.edu
 
Your application for admission that you submit to the UVM Admissions Office will serve as your application for the Forcier Scholarship. The winner of the scholarship award will be notified in mid-April.

HIGHER EDUCATION MULTICULTURAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Environmental and natural resource issues affect every one of us. Society needs citizens from diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds who understand the natural world and can work together to promote a safe and healthy environment. The goal of the Multicultural Scholars Program at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources is to create a more inclusive curriculum and atmosphere in the School and to demonstrate the relevance of natural resources to all segments of society, which will lead to a increased multicultural diversity in the natural resource workforce.

Criteria
Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) Higher Education Program*
Eligibility: High school seniors applying to undergraduate majors in The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.
Qualifications: Per the USDA CSREES, "Scholars will be selected based on academic ability, commitment to a career in the environment and natural resources, and enhancement of cultural diversity. Other considerations may include a student's status as a first-generation college student, chosen major in relation to the needs of the college or university, or projected human resource requirements of the environment and natural resources field. Students from all racial and ethnic groups are eligible for scholarships." Evidence of sincere interest and aptitude for success in a natural resources major. Special consideration given to candidates with demonstrated financial need.
Award: $28,000 for four years/$7,000 per year

If you would like to be considered for this scholarship, please contact:

UVM The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Dean's Office
330 Aiken Center
Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-4380
envnr@uvm.edu

Your application for admission that you submit to the UVM Admissions Office will serve as your application for the Multicultural Scholars Program. The winner of the scholarship award will be notified in mid-April.
*This material is based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement Numbers: 2006-38413-16608; 2007-38413-17815; and 2008-38413-18729

ALAN W. MCINTOSH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
During the 1999-2000 academic year, The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources received a generous gift to establish an endowed scholarship fund in the name of Professor Alan McIntosh, Director of the Environmental Sciences major, to celebrate and honor his commitment to students and his vigorous pursuit of quality environmental science academic and research programs. The fund recognizes and rewards an outstanding Rubenstein School junior in Environmental Sciences for exceptional academic achievement and contributions to the School.
Sponsor: UVM The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR)
Eligibility: Junior majoring in Environmental Sciences in RSENR.
Qualifications: Outstanding academic achievement.
Award: $500 to be applied to senior-year tuition.

AMERICAN WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION AWARD
Sponsor: American Water Resources Association
Description: Awards for outstanding student papers on water resources topics
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate student
Award: (2) $250
To apply: Submit technical paper (500-word maximum)
Contact/phone: (715) 346-2372
Deadline: Early summer


ARNOLD BOLLE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Society of American Foresters
Description: Recognition for student "who promotes understanding of wilderness resource within forest resources profession."
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Full-time student specializing in study of wilderness management; junior, senior, or graduate student standing
Award: $500
To Apply: Submit faculty/employer endorsement, biographical information, and transcript
Contact/phone: (301) 897-8720
Deadline: November 30

BEN MEADOWS SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsor: Ben Meadows Company
Scholarship Administered by:
Society of American Foresters
Description: Ben Meadows is looking for students who stand out in achievement or leadership. Each award will be presented separately based upon acceleration in one of these qualifications.
Eligibility: All scholarship hopefuls must be enrolled in an SAF-accredited (or non-SAF accredited) or SAF-candidate curriculum as a junior or senior enrolled in a natural resource program working toward a bachelor of arts or science degree, which includes, but not limited to, agro forestry, urban forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, natural resource recreation, wildlife management, wood science and fisheries management.
Qualifications: GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale and entering junior or senior year during the year the scholarship is administered.
Award: Two scholarships for $2,500 each
To Apply: Submit application online
Contact/phone: http://www.benmeadows.com/scholarships/
Deadline: June 30

CENTRAL VERMONT AUDUBON SOCIETY GRANT
Sponsor: Central Vermont Audubon Society
Description: Support basic natural history investigations of Vermont's nongame wildlife and plant species; for projects without other funding
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Undergraduate and graduate students
Award: $200-$500
To Apply: Submit proposal
Contact/phone: Rick Paradis (802) 656-4055 or Bob Popp (802)241-3718
Deadline: March 15

CONNECTICUT TREE PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION ARBORICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Oscar P. Stone Research Trust Fund
Description: Scholarship for Connecticut residents pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in arboriculture and who intend to pursue a career in tree care.
Eligibility: Connecticut resident, currently enrolled full-time in an accredited university pursuing a program in urban forestry or arboriculture.
Award: $1,000 first year with renewal in subsequent year if applicant continues to meet criteria and submits application package.
Deadline: November 15
To Apply: Contact the Connecticut Protective Association, Inc., Arborist Scholarship, 58 Old Post Road, PO Box 356, Northford, CT 06472-0356, phone: 203-484-2512, http://www.ctpa.org/scholarship.htm


DALE BERGDAHL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
During the 2005-2006 academic year, The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources received several gifts to establish a scholarship fund in the name of Dale Bergdahl, Professor Emeritus in Forestry. The fund recognizes and rewards one or more outstanding Rubenstein School Forestry students for exceptional academic merit and contributions to the School.
Sponsor: UVM The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR)
Eligibility: RSENR student majoring in Forestry with at least one remaining semester of study at UVM at the time of the award.
Qualifications: Outstanding academic achievement.
Award: Amount varies depending on the number of students receiving the award.

DAVID L. OWENS SCHOLARSHIP, J.J. BARR SCHOLARSHIP, UTILITIES, INC. SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: National Association of Water Companies
Description: Recognizes achievement in scholastics, encourages pursuit of investor-owned water utility business career
Eligibility: U.S. citizen
Qualifications: Graduating senior entering Master's degree program in fall or current grad student pursuing degree in engineering, biology, or other related field or current water utility industry employee entering a grad program
Award: David L. Owens: $10,000; J.J. Barr: $5,000; Utilities, Inc.: $5,000
To Apply: Application and three references
Contact/phone: Jean Lewis (202) 833-8383
Deadline: April 1

DEMONSTRATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENT DEVELOPMENTS
Sponsor: American Public Power Association/ Burlington Electric Company
Description: Grant or scholarship support for student projects related to end-use efficiency or renewable energy technologies
Eligibility: NA
Qualifications: NA
Award: Up to $7,000
To apply: Application and project proposal
Contact/phone: Ronald Belval (802) 865-7410 or Holly Riester (202)467-2942
Deadline: February, March and August

ED FORREST SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: AM/FM International
Description: Support for outstanding academic achievement and dedication
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Full or part-time students either employed in field or completing undergrad or post grad degrees; or full-time students planning to seek employment in AM/FM/GIS. Students pursuing education in GIS, computer technology, infrastructure, or automated mapping/facilities management
Award: (6) $2,000
To apply: Application
Contact/phone: Angie Giles (303) 337-0513, www.gita.org
Deadline: May 1

EDWARD R. HALL SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Soil and Water Conservation Society, Firman E. Bear Chapter, NJ
Description: Acknowledges students for academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation/natural resources.
Eligibility: New Jersey student
Qualifications: sophomore enrolled full-time in undergraduate curriculum related to natural resources.
Award: $500
To apply: Submit application form, transcript, and two letters of recommendation.
Contact/phone: NA
Deadline: Mid-December

ELSON T. KILLAM SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: New England Water Works Association
Description: Support for students whose programs of study are considered beneficial to water works practice in New England
Eligibility: NEWWA members
Qualifications: Civil or environmental engineering major
Award: $1,500
To apply: Application
Contact/phone: Ken Johnson/Wendy LaPointe (617) 246-1133
Deadline: Mid-July

ERIC AND BETTY FRIEDHEIM; TREADWAY INNS, HOTELS, AND RESORTS; H. NEAL MECASKEY; AND DR. TOM ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsor: National Tourism Foundation
Description: support for students in travel/tourism program of study
Eligibility: open
Qualifications: full-time, junior or senior in the travel/tourism field, 3.0 GPA
Award: Friedheim $5,000; Dr. Tom Anderson - $1,000; Mecaskey- $5,000; Treadway $5,000
To apply: application, two recommendations, resume, transcript, essay
Contact/phone: 1-800-682-8886
Deadline: April 15

FORESTRY AND WOOD TECH SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Northern Loggers' Association
Description: Support for forestry students
Eligibility: Student enrolled in Forestry major at college/university in Northeastern Region, USDA Forest Service; member of Northern Loggers' Association
Qualifications: Junior in four-year program (or second-year student in 2-year program)
Award: (4) $2,000 and $1,000
To apply: Write essay on assigned topic, include photographs; submit transcript and resume; endorsement of Forestry Program faculty.
Contact/phone: (315) 369-3078
Deadline: January 31

FRANCIS X. CROWLEY SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: New England Water Works Association
Description: Support for students whose programs of study are considered beneficial to water works practice in New England
Eligibility: NEWWA members
Qualifications: Civil or environmental engineering or business management majors
Award: $3,000
To apply: Application
Contact/phone: Ken Johnson/Wendy LaPointe (617) 246-1133
Deadline: Mid-July

GRETA SOMERVILLE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Windsor County Farm Bureau
Description: Support for student in agriculture-related field
Eligibility: Resident of Windsor County, VT
Qualifications: Good academic record and community involvement
Award: $1,000, renewable annually
Contact/phone: (802) 886-8470
Deadline: Early May

IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA NATIONAL CONSERVATION SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsor: Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA)
Description: Financial support for college juniors or seniors who are pursuing degrees in a conservation- or environmental-related field.
Eligibility/Qualifications: Must be a student who is a previous recipient of an IWLA chapter/division scholarship OR be an IWLA member, or child of a member, whose membership has been active at least one year prior to submission.
Award: Two $2,500 scholarships
Website for more information and applications: www.iwla.org/scholarship
Deadline
: April 1


JAMES L. & GENEVIEVE H. GOODWIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Connecticut Forest and Park Association
Description: Financial support to pursue undergraduate or graduate major in silviculture or forest resource management
Eligibility: Resident of Connecticut enrolled in undergraduate or graduate curriculum in silviculture or forest resource management
Qualifications: Graduating high school senior (and current university students)
Award: $1,000-$5,000
To apply: Submit application form, high school transcripts, and SAT scores
Contact/phone: (860) 346-2372 or info@ctwoodlands.org
Connecticut Forest and Park Association, 16 Meriden Road, Rockfall, CT 06481-2961
Deadline: By April 1

JOHN MABRY FORESTRY SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: The Railway Tie Association
Description: Funding support for students preparing for careers related to forest products
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Junior or senior standing, demonstrated leadership, career commitment, scholastic achievement, and financial need.
Award: (2) $1,250
To apply: Go to http://www.rta.org/programs_scholarship.php for the application form and more information
Contact/phone: (334) 968-5927 or ties@rta.org
Deadline: June 30

LEE WULFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited
Description: Support for graduate student in fisheries biology/management with emphasis on trout, salmon, or steelhead.
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Graduate student
Award: $2,000
To apply: Request application materials
Contact/phone: (703) 522-0200
Deadline: April 1

LOUISE CIES GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
Sponsor: New England Farm and Garden Association, Inc.
Description: Scholarship support to assist a graduate student in completing their research and thesis work.
Eligibility: Majors in environmental sciences, agriculture, arboriculture, horticulture, conservation, forestry, landscape design, animal science, wildlife biology, oceanography, and other related fields.
Qualifications: Graduate student
Award: $1,500
To apply: Request application materials from: Mrs. Ann Johnson, Chairwoman, Education Committee, New England Farm & Garden Association, Inc., 81 Parker Road, Wellesley, MA 02482
Contact: Mrs. Ann Johnson
Deadline: May 20

MORRIS K. UDALL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsor: Morris K. Udall Foundation
Description: Each year, the Foundation awards undergraduate scholarships to juniors and seniors in fields related to the environment, and to Native American and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal policy.
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors majoring in fields related to the Environment
Award: (80) $5,000 and Honorable Mentions (30) $350

To apply: For more information go to http://www.udall.gov/p_scholarship.asp

Contact/phone: (520)670-5529

NATIONAL HARDWOOD LUMBER ASSOCIATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: National Hardwood Lumber Association
Description: Support for individuals pursuing careers in the hardwood industry
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Full-time junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in wood science or forestry programs for fall
Award: (2) $1,500
To apply: Submit application, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, resume, and transcripts
Contact/phone: (901) 377-1818
Deadline: March 15

NATIONAL HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Sponsor: National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Description: Support for Hispanic American students enrolled in higher education.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident of Hispanic parentage.
Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate or graduate student; financial need.
Award: $500-$1,000
To apply: Submit application form, transcript, letter of recommendation, and personal statement.
Contact/phone: NA
Deadline: Early October

NATIONAL TOUR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: National Tour Association
Description: Support for students in travel/tourism field
Eligibility: Undergraduate preparing for future in some aspect of travel and tourism industry
Qualifications: Entering senior year with minimum GPA of 3.0; majoring in Recreation management
Award: $500 range
To apply: Obtain application package from David Kaufman, 352 Aiken, UVM
Contact/phone: (802) 656-2684

NAUSET GARDEN CLUB OF CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: The Nauset Garden Club of Cape Cod and the Islands
Description: Scholarships for students
Eligibility: Cape Cod or Island residents who are full-time students entering their sophomore, junior, senior year, or graduate study in one of the following disciplines: Landscape Design, Horticulture, Environmental Sciences, Marine Biology, or a related science.
Award: $3,000
To apply: Obtain application from and mail to Sharon Davis, Nauset Garden Club Scholarship, PO Box 731, East Orleans, MA 02643
Contact: Sharon Davis, (508) 769-4379, Sharon@gardengatedesign.net
Deadline: May 30

NEWWA SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: New England Water Works Association
Description: Support for students whose programs of study are considered beneficial to water works practice in New England
Eligibility: NEWWA Members
Award: (2-3) $500
To apply: Application
Contact: Ken Johnson/Wendy LaPointe (617) 246-1133
Deadline: Mid-July

ORNITHOLOGY GRANTS, AWARDS AND PRIZES

Sponsor: The American Ornithologists' Union

Description: Annual awards funding student research
Eligibility: Non Ph.D. members of American Ornithologists' Union
Qualifications: Merit and feasibility of research proposal
Award: $500-$1500
To apply: Application forms and proposal
Contact/phone: NA
Deadline: Variable

PLEDGE AND A PROMISE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS
Sponsor: Busch Gardens/Sea World
Description: Cash prizes to recognize outstanding environmental projects.
Eligibility: Any formally recognized U.S. school, college, or university group.
Qualifications: Group involved in project to improve the environment
Award: $2,500-$20,000
To apply: Submit nomination form and information/video/pictures describing project
Contact/phone: (407) 363-2389
Deadline: End of January

ROBERT E. ALTENHOFEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsor: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Description: Award to encourage college students who display exceptional interest and ability in the field of theoretical photogrammetry.
Eligibility: Student member or active member of ASPRS.
Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate student.
Award: $1,000 cash prize
To apply: List of courses taken in theoretical/mathematical photogrammetry, grades, 2-page statement of educational and career plans, 2 faculty references.
Contact/phone: (301) 493-0290
Deadline: Early January

ROBERT FELIX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsor: The Tree Research & Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund)
Description: The TREE Fund sponsors four student scholarships through the Robert Felix Memorial Fund. Each scholarship will be non-repeating and can be applied for annually. The scholarship recipients should be pursuing a career in Commercial Arboriculture. The Scholarships are awarded to Undergraduate students.
Eligibility: Tree Care Industry Association student member or Student Society of Arboriculture member with a minimum 3.0 gpa and entering the third or fourth year of a 4-year program.
Award: $3,000
To apply: Submit completed application, advisor referral, two letters of recommendation (not from a relative), and a letter of intent from applicant.
Contact/phone: (217) 239-7070
Deadline: May 1

RUSSELL A. COOKINGHAM SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: The Wildlife Society, New Jersey Chapter
Description: Support for student in wildlife/fisheries field
Eligibility: Permanent resident of New Jersey
Qualifications: College junior majoring in Wildlife or Fisheries
Award: $500
To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation.
Contact/phone: (908) 637-4125
Deadline: April 1

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Sponsor: Safari Club International Education Department
Description: Two outstanding first year students (recommended through Safari Club International Chapters) are awarded $4,000 scholarships distributed at $1,000 per year for four years. Must be accepted into an accredited four year college or university.
Eligibility: Preference given to applicants seeking a degree in field of conservation, such as natural resource management, forestry, environmental science, environmental studies, conservation education, recreation, and animal science. Applicant must be recommended by local SCI Chapter.
To apply: Contact Safari Club International Education Department, 4800 West Gates Pass Road, Tucson, Arizona 85745, phone: 520-620-1220 x231
Deadline: Mid-April

TA LIANG MEMORIAL AWARD
Sponsor: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Description: Support for research-related travel.
Eligibility: Student member of ASPRS.
Qualifications: Currently enrolled graduate student
Award: $500
To apply: Two-page statement of educational and career plans, 2 faculty references.
Contact/phone: (301) 493-0290
Deadline: Early January

TED ZIEMANN SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsor: Daniel Boone Conservation League, Inc.
Description: Scholarship to support higher education in conservation fields
Eligibility: Majors in conservation-related fields
Qualifications: Full-time student with senior standing for fall semester.
Award: (5) $500
To apply: Submit application form.
Contact/phone: (414) 327-5706
Deadline: December 1

TOM AND RUTH RIVERS INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: World Leisure and Recreation Association
Description: Financial support to attend international meetings, conferences or conventions
Eligibility: Student pursuing program in recreation, parks, leisure studies.
Qualifications: College seniors and graduate students
Award: Registration fee, housing, and transportation expenses
To Apply: Submit application and faculty recommendations.
Contact/phone: (212) 998-5615
Deadline: January 1

TONY ORLANDO YELLOW RIBBON SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: National Tour Foundation
Description: support for students with disabilities
Eligibility: students with a physical or sensory disability
Qualifications: 2.5 GPA
Award: $500
To apply: essay, application, resume, transcript, recommendations
Contact/phone: 1-800-682-8886
Deadline: March

TOP TEN COLLEGE WOMEN COMPETITION
Sponsor: Glamour Magazine
Description: Recognizes leadership, community involvement, and academic achievement.
Eligibility: Women students.
Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate, junior standing
Award: (10) $1,000
To apply: Submit application, transcript, list of activities, essay, photo, and letter of recommendation
Contact/phone: (800) 244-GLAM
Deadline: January 31

TRUMAN D. PICARD SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Intertribal Timber Council, attn: Education Committee
Description: Support for students pursuing education in Natural Resources.
Eligibility: Native American or Alaskan.
Qualifications: graduating high school seniors and college students studying Natural Resources
Award: $1,800 (number of awards varies per year)
To apply: Letter of application, resume, 3 reference letters, validated enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe or Native Alaska Corporation, documented proof of study in the area of Natural Resources, and school grades
Contact/phone: (503) 282-4296 or http://www.itcnet.org/picard.html
Deadline: April 1

UNCF-MERCK GRADUATE SCIENCE RESEARCH DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS
Sponsor: UNCF and MERCK
Description: Stipend and grant for students in life or physical sciences
Eligibility: African-American students
Qualifications: 1)Enrolled full-time in Ph.D. or equivalent program, 2) Third or fourth year grad student, 3) U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Award: $40,000 (12); $25,000 fellowship stipend and $15,000 department grant
To apply: Application
Contact/phone: (703) 205-3503
Deadline: January 15

URBAN FORESTRY SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture
Description: Award to recognize student accomplishment
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Enrolled in Urban Forestry program; sponsored by ISA member
Award: (4) $250 annually
To apply: Submit brief essay, resume, transcripts, statement of financial need, letter of recommendation from ISA member.
Contact/phone: (402) 727-2825
Deadline: June/July

VERMONT TRAVEL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Vermont Travel Industry Conference
Description: Tuition support for students in tourism-related fields
Eligibility: Vermont college student
Qualifications: Enrolled in Recreation Management major
Award: (2) $1,000
To apply: Obtain application package from Robyn Rooney, 350 Aiken, UVM.
Contact/phone: (802) 656-2684
Deadline: Early October

WILDLIFE LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Description: Support to encourage/promote leadership in future wildlife management professionals
Eligibility: Open
Qualifications: Juniors and seniors in wildlife program
Award: (10) $1,500 scholarship, engraved wall plaque, one-year membership in Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
To apply: Application, two letters of recommendation

Contact/Phone: (406) 523-4500 Web site: http://www.rmef.org/pages/scholar.html

Deadline: March 1

WILLIAM A. FISHCER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Description: Support for graduate-level studies to address new and innovative uses of remote sensing data/techniques that relate to natural resources.
Eligibility: Member of ASPRS
Qualifications: Graduate student (or planning to enroll)
Award: $2,600 scholarship for one year.
To apply: Two - page statement of education and career plans, 2 faculty references, application
Contact/phone: (301) 493-0290
Deadline: Early January

WOODLAND OWNERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsor: Woodland Owners Association, Inc.
Description: Support for students in forestry or similar field
Eligibility: Open to all, but Windham County, VT high school seniors and upper classmen are given first consideration
Qualifications: Financial need, good character, high motivation and scholastic ability
Award: (2) $1,500 grants - one for first - year student, one for upper classman; (1) $1,000 interest-free loan to upper classman
To apply: Transcript, letter from VSAC
Contact/phone: 157 Old Guilford Rd. #4, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Deadline: May 1 (scholarship); June 1 (loan)

101 CONSERVATION SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Pinchot Institute for Conservation
Description: Scholarship for students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited college or university in natural resource conservation. Examples include forestry, wildlife management, fisheries, environmental history, and natural resource policy.

Eligibility: Be a son or daughter of an active or retired U.S. Forest Service employee

Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university studying natural resource conservation, be in good standing academically, based on GPA or an equivalent measure.
Award: Minimum of $1,000
To apply: Personal resume, a letter from the accredited institution indicating enrollment in a qualifying field of studies and verification of GPA for all college coursework, and an essay of no longer than two pages explaining what the candidate hopes to accomplish through his or her studies.
Contact/phone: Dr. V. Alaric Sample, Pinchot Institute for Conservation, Attn: Conservation Scholarship, 1616 P Street, NW, Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20036. (202) 797-6580. www.pinchot.org
Deadline: January 31

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