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Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

Offered by Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 25, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

July 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a full-time undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife, or marine science at a Louisiana public university? If so, consider applying for the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 and $3,000 to undergraduate and graduate students, respectively. These scholarships can be renewed for up to three years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study, so long as winners continue to meet the eligibility criteria. The scholarship is provided by the Louisana Office of Student Financial Assistance. 

If you fit their scholarship criteria and have a passion for the natural world (and sciences) around us, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife, or marine science at a Louisiana public university. Applicants must also be Louisiana residents for at least one year prior to July 1st of the scholarship award year. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements. If you’re a graduate student, bear in mind that you must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, not the 2.5 or above listed below (that’s for undergraduates).

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA


Academic Interest

Environmental Science



Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, required financial documentation, and the below application materials.

No essay

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.
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