Youth scholarships available from WFO

Western Field Ornithologists is pleased to announce the availability of a youth scholarship for the WFO 2016 Conference to be held in Humboldt County, California from September 28th through October 2nd. The scholarship is open to youths between the ages of 12 and 22, with six scholarships for youths in Grades 6 through 12, and two scholarships for collegiate youths working towards a Bachelor’s degree.

The annual WFO conference is a four day event that includes scientific presentations, workshops, field trips, experts’ sounds and visual identification panels, and social activities. The conference offers the opportunity for motivated youths to meet those who earn their living and/or volunteer in field ornithology, bird conservation, biology and other distinguished fields.

For further details and conference registration (opening June 12th) visit http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/conference.php. For further details about the scholarship, please  visit http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/scholarship.php. The application deadline is May 15, 2016, so don’t delay, send in your application today!