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Grants and Scholarships

Montana TWS Chapter Grant

Through its grant program, the MT Chapter aims to provide funding for a variety of projects that are consistent with our goals. Eligible uses of the funds include supplies, equipment for schools and nonprofit organizations, printing and communications. Ineligible uses include salaries, stipends, per diem and personal equipment. Students, wildlife professionals, and nonprofit organizations that are active in wildlife conservation are eligible to apply.

For more information click: Montana Chapter of the Wildlife Society Grants 

Counter Assault Grant

Counter Assault, Inc. and the MTTWS fund projects consistent with their shared mission and goals. The mission of the Chapter is to serve and represent wildlife professionals in all areas of wildlife conservation and resource management.  Eligible uses of the funds include supplies, equipment for schools and nonprofit organizations, printing and communications.  Graduate and undergraduate (Senior thesis) students that are active in wildlife conservation research are eligible to apply.  Grant proposals are due by November 15th.

For more information click: Counter Assault, Inc. Grant

Montana Wildlife Federation and Phil Tawney Hunters Conservation Endowment Grants and Scholarships

Established in 1998, the Endowment honors the late Phil Tawney, a fourth generation Montanan, lifetime sportsman and conservation leader.  Grants are available to support projects that involve young people in hunting and conservation, promote environmentally friendly wildlife habitats, support public policy changes to conserve habitat, and promote hunting ethics, fair chase, sustainable wildlife habitat values, and safety.    Scholarships are awarded to Montana college students who have major academic fields of study that relate to conservation, that exhibit a commitment to public hunting ethics and fair chase, and support values to perpetuate hunting through efforts to conserve habitats and wildlife.  The deadline has passed but information on the 2015 grants and scholarships will be posted as it becomes available.

For more information click:  2014 News Release