CFMCT: Carl Morrow Graduate Scholarships in Natural Resources

Conservation Foundation of Missouri Charitable Trust


Grant amount: US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 31, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Missouri

Location of residency: Missouri

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Overview:

The Foundation’s Carl Morrow Graduate Scholarships in Natural Resources provides major financial aid to encourage and assist Missouri graduate students in five areas of natural resource management:

  • Fisheries
  • Forestry, Wildlife
  • Parks and Recreation and
  • Soil and Water Conservation


Carl Morrow, Vice-President of Missouri Power and Light in Jefferson City, Missouri, was a dedicated and long-time citizen conservationist who served in many volunteer positions with the Conservation Federation of Missouri and as the first Chairman of the Conservation Foundation of Missouri Charitable Trust.  Through his efforts the Foundation became a firmly established and financially viable public trust.  The Foundation honors his memory with this graduate scholarship program.

The Foundation’s Carl Morrow Graduate Scholarships are a joint venture with the professional societies that relate to five different resource areas,  specifically the Missouri chapters of the Wildlife Society,  American Fisheries SocietySociety of American ForestersMissouri Parks and Recreation Association and the Show-Me Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society.  These groups provide  committees that select the recipients in their respective categories. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be Missouri residents from any county or city in the state who are or plan to be enrolled as a graduate student at a Missouri college or university in the chosen discipline of study.