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Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

Sponsored by: Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance


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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
Separate application required? yes

Contact Information

Bonnie Lavergne
Scholarship Administrator
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202 United States

Phone: (800) 259-5626 ext. 7714
Fax: (225) 612-6508
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