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Maryland Wildlife Rehabilitator Scholarship
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$1,000 (US Dollars)

Application Period:  August 1 - October 1

The Maryland Wildlife Rehabilitator Scholarship assists a Maryland wildlife rehabilitator to attend the NWRA annual symposium for continuing education. One scholarship may be awarded annually. This scholarship is given by NWRA through a generous donation from the Orphaned Wildlife Rescue Center.

The recipient is responsible for registering in a timely manner to guarantee a seat in any limited enrollment seminars and workshops they may wish to attend.  

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 applicant's name with each letter.

The application deadline is October 1 and the recipient will be notified by January 1.  The award is announced and presented at the Symposium. Recipients are expected to attend three full days of the symposium (may include pre-conference seminar). 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 experiences due to receiving the scholarship. 

Please refer to the General Information section on the main scholarship page.

Application form:

Click here to download the fillable form or fill out the electronic form below.  






If mailing letters of recommendation, please send to:
NWRA
Attn: Scholarships
2625 Clearwater Road, Suite 110
St. Cloud, MN 56301

The information contained within this application is true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that misrepresentation or fraudulent information may be grounds for loss of scholarship funds. I understand that, in accepting a scholarship from the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association, I give permission to announce my receipt of a scholarship to the scholarship donors and to the NWRA board of directors and members. I further give permission to list my name as a scholarship recipient in the NWRA newsletter, the NWRA annual report, and on the NWRA website(s). All personal information related to financial need or status is not shared and is kept confidential. I understand that I may be asked to write a letter of thanks to a scholarship donor and/or to NWRA and that the letter to NWRA may be published in part or in its entirety in NWRA materials. I understand that I am requested to write a paragraph or two summarizing how this scholarship has affected my rehabilitation, and that it may be published in part or in its entirety in NWRA materials. 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.