Westarctica Conservation Scholarship
The Westarctica Conservation Scholarship is an annual financial award given to students pursuing an advanced degree in climate sciences or a related field.
This research scholarship is available to anyone who meets the following criteria:
- Pursuing a graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) in any nationally-accredited university or organization (i.e. zoo, field station) in the world.
- Researching a topic aligned with climate-change or global conservation issues.
- Planning a research project in the next 12 months.
The first two years of the scholarship, awards were given to researchers outside the United States for projects in Africa and Antarctica. 2022 was the first year the scholarship was awarded to a research project based in the United States.
|Abena Dufie Wiredu Bremang||2020||Water security of the White Volta Basin.|
|Katie O'Brien||2021||Health of penguins living on Signy Island.|
|Michael Cary||2022||Effectiveness of the Kyoto Protocol.|
|Nathan Blake||2023||Ecological impact of global livestock herds.|