Support Wildlife Biology

Our Wildlife Biology Program could not have the impact it does without a powerful combination of public and private support. Visionary donors enable our program to recruit and retain top wildlife faculty and students, continuing the program’s legacy of excellence and important contributions to wildlife science, conservation and policy.

 No matter where you direct your support, you will make a positive, empowering impact on our students and faculty. The highlighted giving opportunities below are some of our priority areas of needed support.

Giving Opportunities

Wildlife Impact Fund

The Wildlife Impact Fund provides the flexibility we need to remain nimble to best serve our students and help faculty remain at the forefront of wildlife research and conservation. When you give to the impact fund, you provide scholarships and professional development opportunities for students, help faculty develop their groundbreaking research agendas and so much more.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Undergraduate scholarships are integral to recruiting and retaining the best students in North America and beyond, especially as our student enrollment continues to grow.

Graduate Fellowships

The strength of our program depends on funds that support our graduate students' education and research. We prepare our advanced students for leadership roles in government agencies, academia, and the nonprofit and private sectors.

You Can Make a Difference

There are many ways to support the Wildlife Biology Program, some of which may result in significant tax savings or other benefits to you. We are available to work with you to create gift strategies that maximize the impact of your gift and meet your philanthropic and financial goals. To learn more about how you can support the Wildlife Biology program please contact Alina McCue, director of development, at or (406) 546-6415.

Wildlife PhD Candidate Jennifer Feltner working in the field as part of her research on large carnivores. Photo by Jennifer Feltner

Proud Wildlife Biology Program undergraduates on graduation day

Female orangutan in the Danum Valley, Borneo. Photo by Jedediah Brodie