Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

This is a competitive scholarship awarded to high school graduates, college undergraduates and graduate students majoring in forestry, wildlife or marine science. Recipients must attain a degree in one of the three eligible fields at a Louisiana public college/university or repay the funds, plus interest. The annual award is $1,000, with a cumulative maximum award of $7,000 for up to five years of undergraduate and two years of graduate study. Recipients receive $500 each fall and spring term, provided that eligibility is maintained and sufficient program funds are available. Failure to maintain eligibility will result in cancellation of the scholarship and repayment of all funds received, plus interest. Each year about 30 new applicants are selected for award based upon their merit score ranking. Annually, some 60 students (new and renewal recipients) receive awards totaling $60,000 in state dedicated funds. Eligibility criteria are listed below:

If you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above and would like to apply for the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship, you should complete and submit the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship Application and Master Promissory Note so that it is received by LOSFA no later than July 1 immediately before the academic year you wish to be considered.  If your Application and Master Promissory Note is not received by the July 1 deadline, but is received by December 1, you may be eligible for the next spring semester, if funds are available.  Applications may be downloaded at  .  Submit the application to the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) as instructed on the application.  If you have earned college credit, you must include with this application an official college transcript that includes the most recent semester attended.  Your application will not be considered if you do not provide all requested information.  For more information, contact LOSFA at (800) 259-5626, Ext. 1012 or locally at (225) 922-3258.

Awarded students may continue to receive the award if they :


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