MOS Scholarships for Educators

Maryland Ornithological Society

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Grant amount: Approximately US $1,145

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2020

Applicant type: Faculty Working Professional Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Scholarship, Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Maryland

Age restriction: At least 21 years of age

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Overview:

The Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS) awards ecology or ornithology scholarships to Maryland teachers and naturalists for summer workshops at National Audubon Society’s camp on Hog Island in Maine.  Each award covers the cost of tuition, room and board for an extensive five- or six-day course of study and instruction in ornithology, ecology, conservation, and natural history. Travel arrangements and costs are the recipient’s responsibility.

Up to ten scholarships may be awarded annually. These workshop selections may vary from year to year and are listed on the Scholarship Choices page.

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

Eligibility:

  • Scholarship recipients must work with young people in Maryland.
    • The program is open to teachers, camp counselors, park rangers, environmental education coordinators at nature centers, community volunteers
  • Applicants need not be members of MOS but must be endorsed by a member or chapter.
  • Applicants must be 21 years or older

Ineligibility:

  •  Applications from previous recipients will not be considered unless five years have passed since the individual last attended a workshop.
    • The new application must be for a different workshop.