2018 Scholarships

The Kitsap Audubon Society is dedicated to environmental education, nature study, the preservation of wildlife and habitat, and the enjoyment and appreciation of our natural areas.

To that end, we believe in supporting those students in our community that are working towards an academic degree in a field related to Kitsap Audubon’s mission, such as environmental science, forestry, marine or wildlife biology. 

Since 2006 KAS has awarded $42,000 in Scholarships.

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KITSAP AUDUBON SOCIETY's 2018
SCHOLARSHIP.

Application Period Closed for 2018 - reopens in spring 2019.

Kitsap Audubon Society offers a total of three (3) scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Kitsap County who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree or certificate program in Environmental Studies, Forestry, Marine or Wildlife Biology, or related fields of study.  Selection will be based on:  quality of application responses, academic history, letters of recommendation, and evidence of interest in the chosen field through related projects and activities.

 Award winner photograph provided by Don Willot

Award winner photograph provided by Don Willot

2018 Sholarship Award winners were:

  • Cristina La of Bremerton, Bremerton HS
  • Denali Sanders of Bremerton, Central Kitsap HS
  • Tatiana Tubberville of Bremerton, Central Kitsap HS
  • Nolan Winn of Port Orchard, South Kitsap HS

Award Amount: An award of $1,000 each will be granted to three students for tuition, books, and fees.  Funds will be sent directly to the school of attendance by early September, and applied to the student’s account.

Eligibility Requirements: To be considered for a scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a high school senior graduating in 2018.
  • Show good academic standing.
  • Show qualities of character and citizenship.
  • List projects or activities relating to field of interest.
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Kitsap Audubon Society's 2018
Ann Sleight Memorial Scholarship

Application Period Closed for 2018 - reopens in spring 2019.

Kitsap Audubon Society offers one (1) scholarship to residents of Kitsap County who have successfully completed at least one academic year of study, leading to a 4 year degree in Environmental Studies, Forestry, Marine or Wildlife Biology, or related fields.  Selection will be based on:  quality of application responses, academic history, letters of recommendation, and evidence of interest in their chosen field through related projects and activities.

For 2018 Kitsap Audubon decided to award three (3) scholarships!

2018 Scholarship Award winners were: 

  • Natasha Hunter of Bremerton, majoring in Marine Biology at Florida Atlantic University
  • Nolan Platz of Kingston, majoring in Bioengineering at Santa Clara University in California
  • Tasha Smith of Bremerton, majoring in EnvironmentalScience at Western Washington University /Olympic College

Award Amount: An award of $3,000 will be granted to one student for tuition, books, and fees.  Funds will be sent directly to the school of attendance by early September, and applied to the student’s account

Eligibility Requirements: To be considered for a scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a resident of Kitsap County.
  • Have successfully completed at least one year of study toward a 4-year degree in Environmental Science, Forestry, Marine or Wildlife Biology or related studies.
  • Provide proof good academic standing.
  • Show qualities of character and citizenship.
  • Submit a written essay of 500 words or less stating their reasons for choosing this field of study, career goals, and participation in any projects or activities relating to the field of interest.