Apply for Native Student Professional Development Program

Members of the 2018 Native Student Professional Development Program at the annual TWS conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Image courtesy of Sabrina Suluai-Muhaka.

The Native Student Professional Development Program provides Native American students with the opportunity to attend The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference, the largest gathering of wildlife professionals in North America. Now in its 13th year, the program is organized by the Native Peoples’ Wildlife Management Working Group of TWS.

The deadline to apply for this year’s program is July 15, 2020. Participants in the 2020 program will receive a travel grant to attend The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1, 2020. Candidates must be members of a Native American, First Nations or indigenous tribe, or identify as Native Alaskan or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a relevant academic discipline.

Visit wildlife.org/npwmwg/professional-development-program for information on how to apply and more program details. Please contact Ty Werdel, werdel@ksu.edu, with any questions.


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