Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

Grant amount: Up to US $12,000

Next deadline: Dec 1, 2018

Later deadlines: Jul 1, 2019

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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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 LASFAC
    • 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.