New Mexico Chapter of The Wildlife Society: Biodiversity Scholarship

New Mexico Chapter of The Wildlife Society


Grant amount: Approximately US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 5, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: New Mexico

Location of residency: New Mexico

Minimum GPA: 3.2

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Overview:

The New Mexico Chapter of The Wildlife Society Biodiversity Scholarship program was established through an endowment from the proceeds of the 1990 Biodiversity Symposium, which was sponsored by the Chapter and several other natural resource organizations.   Scholarships will be awarded at the Joint Annual Meeting of the New Mexico and Arizona Chapters of The Wildlife Society and Arizona/New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants for the Biodiversity Scholarship should work with wildlife, which includes all fauna and habitat components, excluding fisheries-related studies. 
  • The Chapter considers applications for two scholarships annually, which may be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students.
  • The scholarship may be split between two students if the NMTWS Board deems both equally deserving.
  • Applicants should be currently enrolled in a natural resource-oriented higher education program in the State of New Mexico.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA (grade point average) of:
    • 3.2 for undergraduate students
    • 3.5 for graduate students