Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

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Next deadline: Dec 1, 2020

Later deadlines: Jul 1, 2021

Grant amount: Up to US $12,000

Fields of work: Forestry Environmental Conservation Marine Biology Fisheries

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Louisiana

Location of citizenship: United States

Minimum GPA: 2.5

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NOTE: To apply

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than July 1st and
  • Complete the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship Application so that it is received by LOSFA no later than July 1 immediately before the academic year you wish to be considered.
  • If your Application is not received by the July 1 deadline, but is received by December 1, you may be eligible for the next spring semester, if funds are available.

The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is a competitive scholarship that awards $2000 annually for an undergraduate student and $3,000 annually to a graduate student pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife or marine science at a Louisiana Public College or University. The cumulative maximum award is $12,000 for up to three years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study.

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


  • Standard Eligibility Requirements 
    • Be a U.S. citizen or national or eligible non-citizen and be registered with Selective Service if required.
    • Be a Louisiana resident for at least one year prior to July 1st of the scholarship award year.
    • Complete and submit such documentary evidence as required by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance.
    • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a Louisiana Public College or University majoring in forestry, wildlife or marine science with the intent of obtaining a degree in that field. Undergraduate students must have earned at least 60 hours of college credit and have at least a 2.50 cumulative college GPA.
    • As a graduate student have at least a 3.00 cumulative college GPA on all credits earned in graduate school.

This page was last reviewed February 26, 2020 and last updated February 26, 2020