Scholarship

Youth Scholarship Announcement 

Western Field Ornithologists is pleased to announce the availability of a youth scholarship for the WFO 2019 Conference to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 21–25 August 2019. The scholarship is 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 towards 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.

For further details and conference registration (opening 17 February) visit: westernfieldornithologists.org/conference.php  

For further details about the scholarship, please download the application, or visit: westernfieldornithologists.org/scholarship.php

Please send any questions regarding the application to: youthprog@westernfieldornithologists.org

The application deadline is 24 March, so don't delay—send in your application today!

Graduate Student Scholarship Announcement

Western Field Ornithologists is pleased to announce the availability of a graduate student scholarship for the WFO 2019 Conference to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico from August 21–25, 2019.  To promote and foster the interest of young field ornithologists in the birds of western North America, the student programs committee of WFO invites graduate students 30 years of age or younger to apply for the scholarship to attend and give a presentation during the conference.

For further details and conference registration visit: westernfieldornithologists.org/conference.php   

For further details about the scholarship, please refer to the attached application, or revisit: westernfieldornithologists.org/scholarship.php   

Please send any questions regarding the application to: youthprog@westernfieldornithologists.org  

The application deadline is 1 June 2019, so don't delay in—send in your application today!