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New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife
and the
NJ Chapter of The Wildlife Society
Announce the
Russell A. Cookingham Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by an endowment from Russell A. Cookingham, former Director of the New Jersey DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife. It is intended to assist qualified undergraduates in the wildlife/fisheries or conservation education/communication field with college and related expenses. The NJ Chapter of The Wildlife Society manages the endowment fund and awards the scholarship.

Students who have completed at least one half of the degree requirements for Wildlife/Fisheries majors or Conservation Education/Communications majors may be eligible for this $1000.00 scholarship. (Conservation Education/Communication majors must have at least 15 credits in the biological sciences to be eligible). Students must reside permanently in New Jersey. New Jersey residents attending school out-of-state are eligible.

The application form must be completed along with two letters of recommendation, a cover letter and an official copy of your transcripts. The deadline for receipt of application and supporting documents is May 15. The award will be made by early summer.

Russell A. Cookingham Scholarship Application Form (pdf, 10kb)

Send all information by May 15 to:

Cookingham Scholarship
Attn: Mim Dunne
NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife
605 Pequest Rd.
Oxford, NJ 07863

Direct questions to: Mim Dunne at Miriam.Dunne@dep.state.nj.us. The NJ Chapter of The Wildlife Society maintains a list of past winners on their website.

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