Hawk Mountain International Training Program

Scholarship Description

The international training program in conservation science at Hawk Mountain provides hands-on learning and field experience for individuals committed to a career in natural-resource conservation. Trainees at Hawk Mountain…

Live on-site for 4 months
Learn basic techniques in conservation science and education
Experience monitoring and environmental education in a wildlife sanctuary
Learn how to work with volunteers, visitors and school groups
Learn how to apply for grants and fund their own research projects
Work on both an independent and a group project
Practice nature interpretation at the Sanctuary
Practice the latest methods in migration monitoring techniques
Use satellite telemetry, banding, and GIS mapping
Develop multicultural awareness and international partnerships
Hawk Mountain trains up to 14 exceptional individuals per year. Trainees are selected from Pennsylvania, the United States and abroad. Most are selected more than one year in advance and are approved by Director of Conservation Science Dr. Keith Bildstein.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Varies

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Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association
Acopian Center for Conservation Learning 410 Summer Valley Road
Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Contact Person: To learn more: Keith Bildstein, Ph.D., Sarkis Acopian Director of Conservation Science or 570-943-3411 x108

Phone: 570-943-3411

Fax: 570-943-2284