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Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://wilderness.org/content/gloria-barron-schola...
  • Contact
  • Julie Shackett
  • Address
  • 1615 M Street, NW
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • Email Address
  • julie_shackett@tws.org
  • Application Deadline
  • March 31, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $10,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Graduate students meeting the eligibility requirements noted below may apply directly to The Wilderness Society.

    Eligibility:
    -Be enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America
    -Have strong academic qualifications
    -Have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States. Graduate students in natural resources management, law or policy programs are strongly encouraged to apply

    Submission materials:
    -A two-page double-spaced cover letter
    -A three-page double-spaced proposal
    -A current resume or curriculum vitae
    -Two letters of recommendation
    -Scanned undergraduate and graduate transcripts

    Research topics include: Restoration of the health and function of wilderness, management impacts on wildland, valuing wildlands ecosystems, connecting people to wildlands, and impacts of climate change. Check for full details at the provider's website.

    The scholarship is paid in two installments, the first in August and the second in February. The recipient may be liable for income tax on the scholarship. Please consult with your tax advisor on the proper treatment of the award.

    Additional funding will be provided to pay travel expenses for the recipient to work with staff members of The Wilderness Society on this project. The Society wishes to encourage the publication of this work in an academic journal or other appropriate medium and has additional funds to help cover expenses of publishing and publicizing the final paper.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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