Washington Brant Foundation Scholarship Program
Each year, the Washington Brant Foundation will award the David Hagerbaumer Scholarship to a student pursuing a career in wildlife management and conservation focused on Waterfowl. This scholarship will be an ongoing annual scholarship.
About The Washington Brant Foundadtion Scholarship
The Washington Brant Foundation is an all volunteer, 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization founded in 2001 to raise awareness of the unique Brant goose and its habitat. The mission is to promote the conservation and responsible management of Brant and other marine species in the Pacific Flyway through sponsorship of scientific research, education, and habitat enhancement programs. Through the mission objective of Education, the Washington Brant Foundation is pleased and excited to announce the offering of the David Hagerbaumer Scholarship to students pursuing careers in wildlife management and conservation focused on Waterfowl.
A $1,000 scholarship may be awarded to a qualified applicant, paid directly to the student to be used for tuition, books, or fees for the college of their choice.
Who is Eligible?
Scholarships are available to any U.S. high school senior or current college student who is demonstrating a minimum 3.0 grade point average and completes the required application of essay. Scholarships will not be awarded to a student receiving a full scholarship from another source.
What is Needed?
The following must be received before June 15th. Essays not meeting requirements or received late will not be considered.
- Completed Essay
- Copy of letter of acceptance or transcript of proof of current school
- Copy of grade transcripts
- Two letters of recommendation
Completed essay must be at least 300 words and must incorporate the following-
- Goal of future role in waterfowl management or conservation
- Inspiration for chosen field
- How you feel you can positively effect waterfowl management or conservation
- Why you want this scholarship
When and Where?
The successful essayists will be notified before June 30th. Only recipients of scholarship will be communicated to. Selection will be based upon merit of the application, without regard to race, gender, color, or religion. Decisions will be final and made by the Washington Brant Foundation Board of Directors.
Submit essays to:
15929 Fir Island Road
Mount Vernon, Wa 98273