The Department of Ecology and the Fish and Wildlife Ecology and Management Program are pleased to announce 17 scholarship recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Scholarships were announced to students at the beginning of September and awarded at the October 11 Departmental BBQ & Awards Ceremony at the Lindley Center. Note that starting in Spring 2019 semester, scholarships will be announced and awarded in the spring semester, to be used the following academic year.

This year we were able to award a total of $30,200 to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. Congratulations to the following students:

2018 Ecology Student Scholarship Recipients - $30,200


Ecology Memorial Scholarship Award:
$600 - Hailey Gelzer

Jack Creek Preserve Wildlife Undergraduate Student Scholarship
$2500 - Cora Steinbach

Montana Trout Unlimited Fisheries Scholarships:
2 at $475 each - Maggie Rose LaRue and Braeden Meyer

Yarnall Family Scholarship:
$1000 - Bonnie Wolgamot


Daniel Goodman Conservation Biology Scholarship
$2500 - Michael Forzley

Don C. Quimby Graduate Wildlife Research Scholarship
$1400 - Megan Milligan

Jack Creek Preserve Wildlife Graduate Student Scholarship
$2500 - Nathaniel Bowersock

Jim Belsey Graduate Student Scholarship:
2 at $2450 - Andriana Puchany and Benjamin Triano

Jim Patton Wildlife Management Scholarship:
$900 - James Waxe

John H. Rumely Award:
$1700 - David Anton Laufenberg

Kenneth D. Lorang Memorial Award:
$350 - Kathleen Carroll

Kevin Hurley Wild Sheep Biology Award:
$3000 - Ethan Lula

Matthew F. Clow Memorial Award:
2 at $1950 each - Lauren McGarvey and Jacob Williams 

Shikar Safari Club Scholarship:
$4000 - Blake Lowrey

For information on scholarships for the broader MSU student body, click here