Youth Scholarship Opportunity for the 42nd Annual WFO Conference

Western Field Ornithologists is pleased to announce the availability of youth scholarships for the 42nd Annual WFO Conference to be held in Pueblo, Colorado on August 16–20, 2017. The scholarships are open to youths between the ages of 12 and 22, with six scholarships for youths in grades 6 through 12, and two scholarships for collegiate youths working toward a Bachelor’s degree.

The annual WFO conference is a four-day event that includes scientific presentations, workshops, field trips, experts’ sounds and visual identification panels, and social activities. The conference offers the opportunity for motivated youths to meet those who earn their living and/or volunteer in field ornithology, bird conservation, biology and other distinguished fields.

The scholarship application may be downloaded using the link below:


The application deadline is April 5, 2017, so don't delay, send in your application today! Additional details about the conference and registration is available by clicking here. Registration for the conference opens April 30, 2017.