Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship
Sponsored by: Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
Applicant must have earned 60 or more hours of graded college credit with a cumulative 2.5 GPA. If applicant is enrolled in a post-graduate program in an eligible college or university as a full-time student, applicant must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all credits earned in graduate school and be pursuing a graduate degree in forestry, wildlife, or marine science as it pertains to wildlife.
|Application Deadline||July 1|
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Scholarship|
|Number of Applications||45|
|Required areas of study||forestry, marine science, wildlife|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
Renewable if recipient has not received scholarship for more than five academic years (three undergraduate and two graduate); and by the end of the academic year (spring term) have earned at least 24 hours of earned credits during the fall, winter, and spring terms at a school defining 12 semester or eight quarter hours as the minimum for full-time undergraduate status, or earn at least 18 hours total credit during the fall, winter, and spring terms at a school defining nine semester hours as a minimum for full-time graduate status. Recipient must achieve a cumulative 2.5 GPA as an undergraduate student, or 3.0 GPA as a graduate student at the end of each academic year; maintain continuous enrollment as a full-time student unless granted an exception by LOSFA; and continue to pursue a course of study leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in wildlife, forestry, or marine science, in order to renew the scholarship.
|Must be repaid?
Award must be repaid if recipient fails to earn a degree in an eligible major.
|Required to attend a specific school?||yes|
|Is a separate application required?||yes|