Wetland Centre of Excellence Scholarship

This year, DUC will award up to three, $1,000 scholarships.

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You may qualify for Ducks Unlimited Canada’s Wetland Centre of Excellence Scholarship.

  • Are you involved in your community’s Wetland Centre of Excellence?  
  • Do you care deeply about the future of wetlands and the environment?
  • Are you pursuing a higher education in a conservation-related field?

Selection Criteria

  • Have participated in a Wetland Centre of Excellence in the last five years 
  • Have not received this scholarship before 
  • Have Canadian citizenship or be a permanent resident
  • Be enrolled in or awaiting acceptance from a Canadian-based, post-secondary educational institution (college, trade, university, CEGEP1) in an environmental or related field for the upcoming fall semester 
  • Field of studies accepted but not limited to: Fields of study  may include, but are not limited to:  environmental sciences, natural resources management, education, environment, agriculture and more. 
  • Have an average grade of 70% or higher in Grade 11 and first semester of Grade 12. 
Rivers Manitoba - Student Testimonial - Wetland Centre of Excellence

"I'm going up to the Pas, to UCN, for their natural resource management program to hopefully become a game warden or a conservation officer"

Timeline for Application

  • Applications accepted from February 2 to March 2.
  • Scholarship winners chosen and informed by end of April.
  • Funds awarded in September upon proof of enrolment.

Selection Process

  • Applicant’s level of engagement with the Wetland Centre of Excellence program.
  • Relevance of the proposed field of study to DUC’s conservation efforts.
  • Quality of the application.

To Apply

  • Complete the application form 
  • Attach a copy of your Grade 11 and first semester Grade 12 grades transcript
  • Attach a letter of recommendation from your Wetland Centre of Excellence leader
  • Email completed form and attachments to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. between February 2 and March 2. 

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