College Scholarship for SFVAS

The Audubon Society State programs, nature centers, 463 chapters and national/international partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people.  The mission is to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action.  Since 1905, Audubon’s vision has been a world in which people and wildlife thrive.

To promote the interest and career aspirations of young conservationists, San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will sponsor 3 college students to apply for a scholarship to support their educational costs. 

The scholarship includes the following:

One stipend for $500, to be applied towards tuition, lab fees, or other supplies necessary for the Fall Semester.

Submittal Deadline:  October 1, 2020

Notification of Award:  October 15, 2020

Application:  Applicants for the college scholarship must be between over 18 years of age and enrolled in an academic curriculum course relevant to the mission of Audubon.  Membership in SFVAS would be a positive factor, but is not necessary. 

Applicants must submit evidence of current course-work (within last 12 months) on a project to promote conservation, ornithology, or climate change prevention and education. A letter of support must be supplied from applicant’s major professor or project manager.

The applicant must reside within the catchment area of SFVAS within the last 12 months. Please check the SFVAS website for catchment listing (  Proof of residence must be submitted (e.g., water/power bill).

Application Submittal:  Submit the application by email to Marianne Davis (email below) no later than the above stated deadline.  Please include your evidence and letter of support. 

Questions regarding the application process may also be emailed to Marianne Davis,

The College Scholarships are made possible by the generous contributions of SFVAS, and individual donors.  SFVAS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.