About the Scholarship

The students who are determined to clean up and conserve the environment by playing an active role in the community service programs that are associated with the conservation are offered scholarship programs by the Nicodemus Wilderness Project organization through the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative.

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship is awarded to students based on the photo and essay related to the environmental stewardship project that they conduct themselves.

The eligible recipients of the scholarship program are selected by the board members of the organization, volunteers and previous years’ recipients of the scholarship. The students must be enrolled in an accredited university or college of undergraduate or graduate degree program.


Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship Awards

  • As the scholarship is offered through an essay competition, 3 students with the best essays are awarded an amount of $1750 per year by the organization.

  • The scholarship amount is used to fund the tuition and fees of the educational institution, books and supplies, and other requirements for postsecondary education.


Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship application

The scholarship programs are awarded to eligible students on the basis of the essays and photos they submit to the organization.

  • The applicant must submit photographs of the environmental stewardship project in action, done by the applicant itself.

  • An essay of 750 to 1500 words based on the project and intentions of the student must be submitted.

  • The applicant must register and submit the photo and essay online on the official website of the organization.

  • The applicant must follow the instructions and guidelines given by the organization while writing the essay and applying for the scholarship program.


Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship Application Deadline

The photo essays along with the required materials must be submitted to the board of the organization by 31st December 2019 midnight without fail. Any submissions received past the deadline will be considered invalid.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a student between the age of 13 and 21.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a postsecondary institution.

  • The applicants must be in the primary, secondary, or accredited post-secondary educational institution.