Swan Valley Connections: Wildlife in the West

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Wildlife in the West immerses students in the complexities of wildlife conservation with attention to policy, ecology, and human community issues. We take a case study approach, focusing on wolves, bull trout, lynx, and grizzly bears to examine th... read more

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A student studying abroad with Swan Valley Connections: Wildlife in the West
Wildlife influences tradition, culture, and livelihoods. People have strong and conflicting opinions on wildlife management, and their positions are not black-and-white. Landscape-scale perspective is critical to understanding wildlife systems. Any conservation effort is enhanced immeasurably by collaboration between diverse gro... - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University / Virginia Tech View Entire Review
March 13, 2017 Fantastic
I learned that this is a career path I would like to pursue after I graduate - Oberlin College View Entire Review

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Wildlife in the West immerses students in the complexities of wildlife conservation with attention to policy, ecology, and human community issues. We take a case study approach, focusing on wolves, bull trout, lynx, and grizzly bears to examine the realities of wildlife management in working landscapes. The Crown of the Continent is the perfect classroom for learning about emerging solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, solutions that are relevant across the country and the world.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Sciences
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Botany, Plant Biology
  • Ecology, Evolution Biology
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fisheries Science, Fisheries Management
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management
  • Zoology, Animal Biology
Year Founded:
2011
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Swan Valley Connections Scholarships

Swan Valley Connections maintains a scholarship fund for students who would otherwise be unable to attend one of our academic-credit field programs. Scholarships from our general fund are based on a combination of financial need and academic merit and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Our Agnes Beck Memorial Scholarship is reserved for students who currently have in-state status at any Montana university.

Typically, our awards range from $500 to $1500 depending on fund availability and financial need

Deadlines:
April 1st

Guidelines/Requirements:
To apply for either a Swan Valley Connections General Scholarship or the Agnes Beck Memorial Scholarship, download, fill out, and return a Scholarship Application to sara@svconnections.org or via mail to Swan Valley Connections, 6887 MT Highway 83, Condon, MT 59826-9005.

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