Dickerson Park Zoo Conservation Education Scholarship

Zoo Conservation Outreach Group

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Aug 1, 2020 2:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Working Professional Museum/Library/Zoo

Funding uses: Conference, Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Caribbean, Central America, South America

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Established in 2009, the Dickerson Park Zoo Conservation Education Award honors excellence in conservation education programming and promotes the development of conservation leadership capacity in Latin American zoo and aquariums. The scholarship provides full funding to qualified Latin American zoo and aquarium professionals interested in participating in the Association of Zoos and Aquarium's (AZA) Conservation Education: Effective Program Design professional training course; a week-long program that provides educators with a comprehensive overview of how to develop, implement, and evaluate conservation education programs and interpretive exhibit elements. Employees or associates of Latin American zoological institutions or conservation organizations may apply.


The Dickerson Park Zoo of Springfield, Missouri provides annual funding for this scholarship award

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


  • Applicants must be employees or associates of Latin American zoological institutions or related facilities.
  • Applicants must possess a functional proficiency in English.
  • Individuals may submit only one scholarship application per year.
  • Scholarship may only be used for the AZA Conservation Education: Effective Program Design course. 


  • For this scholarship, preference is given to education staff or individuals demonstrating interest or involvement in environmental education programming at the field conservation or community outreach level.