Natural Resource Sciences
Thanks to an extraordinary level of support from alumni and friends of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, the College and its departments are able to offer CAHNRS Cougs the following:
- Roughly $600,000 in total awards to hundreds of students annually
- A distinctively consistent level of assistance through all four years of enrollment
- The prestigious Dean’s Merit Scholarship, awarded to ten students each year
- The opportunity to earn scholarship money by serving as a CAHNRS Ambassador
Norman and Linda Baer Forestry Management Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in forestry management.
Keith R. Henrickson Memorial Scholarship in Forest Management is awarded to students majoring in forestry management.
Elmer Kegel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in forestry management.
E.H. Steffen Forestry Scholarship is awarded to juniors majoring in natural resource sciences.
Wildlife Conservation Conclave Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in natural resource science, studying wildlife conservation and management.
The department maintains a scholarship file and also posts information regarding job opportunities on the department bulletin boards and in room 130. Talk with Marlene Guse if you wish to pursue scholarships.
For highly qualified applicants, graduate fellowships are available from such agencies as the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Graduate fellowships are highly competitive, but provide graduate students with a high degree of freedom to pursue creative research while in graduate school. Graduate applicants should work with the faculty to apply for such fellowships.
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