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Scholarships in Zoology
Association of Zoos & Aquariums Scholarships
If you work for a zoo or aquarium, the Association of Zoos & Aquariums offers professional development courses, which range from animal management to organizational development. The organization offers scholarships for attendees. Many of its scholarships cover the full cost of classes, as well as airfare, room, and board. Applications are due in July each year and can be completed online.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program is open to scientists, including zoologists, who are in their sophomore or junior year of college and helps pay for tuition and fees.
The Smithsonian Institution offers stipends to support students participating in its fellowship programs.
Elsewhere, the University of Oklahoma offers the M. Blanche Adams and M. Frances Adams Scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying biology or zoology. Multiple awards ranging from $600 to $2,500 are granted for tuition and research.
The Udall Scholarship is available for students pursuing careers related to environmental preservation. This includes two categories of awards reserved for Native American and Alaska Native students.
The American Museum of Natural History offers Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grants to support research on North American fauna, wildlife conservation and natural history. The museum also offers the Lerner Gray Fund for Marine Research. More information can be found on their graduate school website.