South Carolina: News
To Eligible Students:
In 2019, the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) will partner with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to administer the FWS Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP). The DFP is an 11-week fellowship working on projects that support FWS conservation priorities. Eligible students who are pursuing degrees in biological science and/or natural resources management will possess the desired qualifications to apply for participation in the 2019 DFP.
Eligible students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate (rising seniors) or graduate degree program, and who will not complete their degree requirements prior to the completion of the 2019 DFP 11-weeks fellowship. Refer to the flyer for additional requirements.
The first step is to go now and complete your fellowship application online via the Student Conservation Association (SCA) application portal (http://thesca.force.com/
If you have met the initial eligibility requirement for the 2019 DFP, SCA will send you an email inviting you to apply to specific DFP projects throughout the United States and its territories during the open period in late January or early February. You may have only a few days to apply to specific projects, so please keep an eye on the email account used to establish your SCA application.
Recent Award Winners:
Professional Wildlife Management Award – Dr. James Rickie Davis (2017)
Lifetime Achievement Award – Paul E. Johns (2017) and William Gerald Moore (2017)
Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award: Charles “Will” Gallman (2017)
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