The Dennis Raveling Scholarship for Waterfowl Research is awarded annually to a student(s) with a desire to pursue a career in waterfowl or wetlands ecology. Awards are based on the candidate's resolve, high academic achievement, and project merit. Candidates must be pursuing an advanced university degree in: Wildlife, Zoology, Botany, Ecology, or other pertinent biological science. Applicants should submit a ONE page proposal summary description on an original research or management project. Applicants should be prepared to submit a detailed project proposal if requested. The Scholarship is intended to provide field experience and training in the tools, methods, and concepts of waterfowl and wetlands research and management. A committee composed of previous students and professional colleagues of Dennis Raveling will select the winning candidates. There will be two awards given this year.
1st Place will be $1000 paid in quarterly installments
2nd Place will be $500 paid in quarterly installments
Applicants should submit a resume and a brief (one page) study proposal or statement explaining the course of study for which they need support. This material must be accompanied by a letter from a faculty member indicating willingness to sponsor the candidate and detailing any requirements (e.g. provision for a final report or thesis) for receiving university credit. Names and phone numbers of two references are also required (include at least one University instructor and/or previous employment supervisor). All materials should be submitted by October 31, 2012.
Complete package should include:
California Waterfowl Association
1346 Blue Oaks Boulevard
Roseville, CA 95678
Attn: Nicole Chavez
CWA awards fellowships to high school students to attend the Flyway Journeys Wildlife Art Camp, a 3 day, 2 night camp. This camp focuses on wildlife art and includes expert instruction by professional artists. Recipients are asked to complete a related art project to demonstrate the benefits of the experience and provide a service for conservation.
For more information, please contact Sabreena Britt, Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 648-1406 ext. 102