$625 (US dollars)
The Eric Sticht Memorial Scholarship is given to enhance the education of wildlife rehabilitators. One scholarship is awarded to help defray expenses of attending the NWRA Symposium. This scholarship is given through NWRA by Dave Weeshoff in memory of Eric Sticht, a friend of aquatic birds and enthusiastic volunteer at the International Bird Rescue Research Center, San Pedro, CA.
Application Period: August 1-October 1
Completely fill out the application form (in English please) and include two signed letters of recommendation. If sending signed recommendation letters separately, please include the name of the scholarship applicant with each letter.
The application deadline is October 1 and the recipient is notified by January 1. The award is announced and presented at the Symposium. A symposium attendance scholarship recipient is expected to attend at least three (3) full days of the symposium. NWRA reserves the right to withhold scholarship fund disbursement if attendance requirement is not fulfilled.
Scholarship recipients are asked to write a paragraph or two for the NWRA newsletter summarizing their symposium experiences due to receiving the scholarship.
A list of previous scholarship recipients may be found here.
Click here to download the Eric Sticht Memorial Scholarship Application form as a fillable Word Document that can be submitted by email or by regular mail.
To apply online, please use this form: