Graduate students meeting the eligibility requirements noted below may apply directly to The Wilderness Society. If you are an applicant, please make sure you meet all of the scholarship eligibility requirements, and follow the application procedures provided. We welcome applicants from diverse academic disciplines, regions, and universities. Applicants for the Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship must: Be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America at the time of application; Have strong academic qualifications; and Have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States.
The Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship seeks to encourage individuals who have the potential to make a significant positive difference in understanding wilderness and how to protect it. The scholarship is available to current qualified graduate students. It was created in honor of Gloria Barron, a dedicated educator and tireless advocate for wilderness protection.