The National Aviary Avian Conservation Scholarship is sponsored by the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, PA and managed by Zoo Conservation Outreach Group (ZCOG). The scholarship may be applied only toward the Avian Management, Biology, and Conservation professional training course.
The National Aviary Avian Conservation Scholarship provides keepers
and curators from Latin American zoological institutions with an
opportunity to attend the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ (AZA) Avian Management, Biology and Conservation professional training course.
Visit the ZCOG website and download the 2015 scholarship application from a link near the bottom of the page. Full submission information is included in the application.Only
one scholarship application may be submitted per individual per year.
Applications are evaluated and recipients are chosen by the AZA Professional Development Committee.
Please note: If you do not receive the
award and plan to take the course anyway, the scholarship application
does not represent a reserved space in an AZA course. To secure a space
in a course you must submit a completed registration form, and pay the
tuition in full. If you receive the award, your full tuition payment
will be refunded.
ZCOG awards cover the following AZA training course related expenses: