FCFC Non-Portal Scholarships

Below are the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation scholarships and travel awards that do not use the scholarship portal to gather applications. Please click on the Application Information links under each award listing for more details on how to apply.


Franke Sustainability Fellowships

Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2019 (for summer/fall)
Applicants: Undergraduate

Application Information

Description:

The Franke Sustainability Fellows Program supports students who are studying and/or practicing sustainability projects in either domestic or international settings.  These fellows are a prestigious cohort of our top students who will participate in off-campus exchange or education programs or complete a field project or research.  The W.A. Franke Sustainability Fellowship Program was made possible through a gift from William A. and Carolyn Franke and their family.

All required materials must be submitted by 11/19/18 for programs starting during spring of 2019.  For proposed programs starting summer or fall 2019, application materials should be submitted by 02/04/19.  Note that the University of Montana Global Engagement Office has a 12/1/18 priority deadline for study abroad programs for the following fall semester.  The FSFP Committee will review application packets within two weeks of the posted deadlines, and students will receive notification no more than 30 days after submitting their application.  The committee will work closely with the Financial Aid office and applicants to ensure that awards are released at a time when they are compatible with students’ financial aid package.

Irene Evers' Competitive Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Deadline: Applications are no longer being accepted. Please check back in January.
Applicants: Undergraduate

Application Information

Description:

The W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation provides the Irene Evers’ Competitive Undergraduate Research Scholarships (IECURS) to support undergraduate research projects. Recipients must be an undergraduate of at least sophomore standing and must be enrolled in a degree program in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation at the University of Montana for the fall semester following the award and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher to qualify for this award. 

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Alaback and Brewer Melipal Fellowship

Deadline: Applications are no longer being accepted. Please check back in January.
Applicants: Graduate / Undergraduate

Application Information

Description:

The Alaback and Brewer Melipal Fellowship supports undergraduate or graduate research and public education focused on conservation and sustainable development in Latin America. Resource Conservation students who wish to work in Chile or Argentina are given priority, but the award is available to students in any FCFC degree program working on these topics anywhere in Latin America.

Phillip L. Wright Memorial Research Award

Deadline: Applications are no longer being accepted. Please check back in January.
Applicants: Graduate / Undergraduate

Application Information

Description:

The Five Valleys Audubon Society established the annual Philip L. Wright Memorial Research Awards to honor Wright's contributions to science and the community.  He was a professor of zoology at the University of Montana who taught mammalogy and ornithology and established the zoological museum that bears his name.  These awards provide support for students undertaking research in the fields of ecology, wildlife biology, animal behavior, environmental biology, and conservation biology.  Research awards have been in the range of $200 to $1,000.

Zuuring-MAGIP Graduate GIS Scholarship

Deadline: Applications are no longer being accepted. Please check back in January.
Applicants: Graduate

Application Information

Description: The Zuuring-MAGIP Graduate GIS Scholarship provides scholarships for first-year graduate students who are in good standing at the University of Montana. Recipients may study any discipline, but must be working on a project that incorporates Geographic Information System sciences and technologies as a significant part of their thesis or dissertation research. Projects must have a reasonable chance of completion within 1.5 years or less and selection shall be weighted heavily on the strength of the proposal. (Strength of GIS sciences and technologies is more important than financial need; however, financial need may be used as a secondary criterion in recipient selection.)

Matthew Hansen Endowment

Deadline: Applications are no longer being accepted. Please check back in January.
Applicants: Graduate / Undergraduate

Application Information

Description:

The Matthew Hansen Endowment was established in 1984 as a memorial to Matthew and his ideals.  The Endowment provides funding for historical research, creative writing, and wilderness studies projects that explore Montana's land and people. We hope, as Matthew did, that projects awarded under this fund will encourage mindful stewardship of the land, both wild and cultivated, and contribute to the preservation of Montana's cultural heritage. The Endowment encourages proposals from anyone interested in furthering this goal.