FOSZ Conservation Scholar Program


FOSZ Conservation Scholar Program


This annual scholarship supports the next generation of conservation-minded professionals. The scholarship covers an active college student's expenses related to a field conservation project; two awards are granted each year, a $2,000 graduate student scholarship and a $1,000 undergraduate student scholarship. This year's deadline for applications is Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 PM CST.

FOSZ Conservation Scholarships may be used for direct costs related to the Scholar’s field work, including research that helps protect species in the wild, or protection of species or ecosystems in situ; awareness-building through informational/educational materials conducted on behalf of a non-governmental organization (NGO) that publicizes conservation; or outcome-oriented education programs that target an audience that directly impacts the species or habitat of concern. The complete definition of “field conservation” can be found on the AZA 
website.

To Apply:
All required documents much reach Friends of Sunset Zoo – Attn: Scholarship Award, 2333 Oak Street, Manhattan, KS 66502, by postal mail or 
email no later than Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:00 PM CST.  Scholarship application can be found here.

The FOSZ Board of Directors is the sole body responsible for determining the award of scholarships. Applicants will be notified of the Board’s decision in writing by the President of the Friends of Sunset Zoo Board.