Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens New World Conservation Training Scholarship

Zoo Conservation Outreach Group


Grant amount: Approximately US $1,200

Deadline: Jul 1, 2018 2:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Working Professional

Funding uses: Conference, Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Argentina Expand all

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Overview:

The Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens New World Conservation Training Scholarship promotes capacity building in zoos, aquariums, and conservation organizations of the Western Hemisphere. The scholarship provides full funding to qualified zoo, aquarium, and conservation professionals interested in participating in any one of the Association of Zoos and Aquarium's (AZA) professional training program courses.   

The Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens provides funding for this annual scholarship award.

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be employees or associates of developing country zoological institutions or related facilities.      
  • Applicants must possess a functional proficiency in English.     
  • Individuals may submit only one scholarship application per year.

Preferences:

  • For this scholarship, preference is given to candidates who are currently involved in cooperative wildlife conservation efforts with AZA member institutions or partners. 
  • Preference will also be given to professionals early in their career or who lack access to training opportunities.

Ineligibility:

  • An individual cannot be awarded the same scholarship more than once.