Regional Scholarships - Native American Fish & Wildlife Society (NAFWS)

Opportunity Type: Funding

Organizations: Native American Fish & Wildlife Society (NAFWS) & National Conservation Leadership Institute (NCLI)

NCLI Deadline: April 15, 2022

Scholarship Deadline: April 22, 2022

  • To apply for the NAFWS NCLI Scholarship, send a copy of your NCLI application plus Tribal ID, or BIA Form 4432 by email to:
  • Within 3-4 weeks of scholarship submission, NAFWS will notify applicant on status of scholarship. Funding will be awarded when applicant and NAFWS are notified of acceptance into NCLI’s Cohort 16.

Description: The NAFWS provides various scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate Native students that are attending an accredited college/university and are majoring in the fields of natural resources and environmental sciences. NAFWS will award funding to support the tuition cost for 2 Native American/Alaskan Native wildlife professionals to attend the National Conservation Leadership Institute (NCLI).


  • Must be Native American/Alaskan Native, submit Tribal Enrollment (CIB, Tribal ID, or BIA Form 4432)
  • Mid-career (5-10 years into career)
  • Career in fisheries, wildlife and/or natural resources,
  • Must be accepted into NCLI