Students passionate about exploring the wildlife and also indulged in the studies related to forestry, wildlife or marine science are having a fantastic chance to apply for the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship. The program is administrated by the LOSFA.
The award is meant to help scholars in taking their education to a higher level without suffering for funds. The beneficiary will be getting a reasonable sum of amount to support their studies and also accomplish their dreams and goals.
The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance is a program of the Louisiana Board of Regents. It strives to be Louisiana’s first choice for college access by promoting, preparing for, and providing equity of college access.
Who May Eligible?
Candidates including the bellow requirements will only be qualified for the program:
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens or national or eligible non-citizens and also be registered with Selective Service if required.
- Must be Louisiana residents for a minimum one year before the program award year.
- Must be enrolled as a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in a Louisiana Public College or University
- Must be majoring in the study related to forestry, wildlife, or marine science with the intent of receiving a degree in the relevant field.
- Undergraduate students must have earned a minimum of 60 hours of college credit and have at least a 2.50 cumulative college GPA.
- Graduate students must have a 3.00 cumulative college GPA on all credits earned in graduate school.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to download a pdf application form and either mail it to LOSFA, Attn: Joanna Brumfield, P.O. Box 91202, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202, or e-mail to Joanna.Brumfield-at-la.gov along with the below-mentioned documents.
- Must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by July 1st and
- Must complete and submit documentary evidence as required by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance.
The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship awards $2000 annually for an undergraduate student and $3,000 to a graduate student. The cumulative maximum award is $12,000 for up to three years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate education.
The complete applications should be submitted by July 1, but if received by December 1, then you may be considered for the next spring semester if funds are available.