Scholarships

School Programs- Field Trip Scholarships

Funding may be available for program costs and transportation if your school is unable to cover these costs.  Please fill out a scholarship application if interested in this opportunity.  Scholarship selection is based on need, school funding status, and demographics.  Click here for Scholarship Application.

 

Email, fax or mail your application to Sabreena Britt, Education Coordinator at sbritt@calwaterfowl.org

Fax to: 916-307-5808

Mail to:

Attn: Sabreena Britt

1346 Blue Oaks Blvd.

Roseville, CA 95678

 

The Dennis Raveling Scholarship

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:

  • ONE page, single-spaced Proposal Summary
  • Resume
  • Statement of Interest
  • Letter of Support from faculty member
  • Names and phone numbers of two references
    (NO STAPLES PLEASE)

Mail to:
California Waterfowl Association
1346 Blue Oaks Boulevard

Roseville, CA 95678

Attn: Nicole Chavez

 

Flyway Journeys Wildlife Art Camp
Flyway Journeys Wildlife Art Camp Fellowships

CWA awards fellowships to 8th through 12th grade 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, photographers and scientists. Recipients are asked to complete a community art or conservation project to demonstrate the benefits of the experience and provide a service for their community.

 

Click here for more information and application deadlines.
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For more information, please contact Sabreena Britt, Education Coordinator at sbritt@calaterfowl.org or (916) 648-1406 ext. 102

 

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