The JHS is pleased to continue to offer our annual
scholarship in the amount of $250 to prospective students of herpetology
or related fields in post-secondary studies. This scholarship is
open to any JHS member or their immediate family.
Ø Eligibility: Open to any member of the Jacksonville Herpetological Society or their immediate family (spouse or child) who enrolls in an accredited institution of higher education in the fields of wildlife/conservation, herpetology, or related course that can expand the knowledge in the field of Reptile and Amphibian Conservation, Education and Captive propagation. The goal of this scholarship is to aid a qualified student who can, in turn, share the benefits of his/her knowledge gained with the Jacksonville Herpetological Society.
Ø Grade Point Average: An overall GPA of 3.0 is required in college or high school. Include appropriate transcripts.
Ø Essay: A 500 word essay is required. The subject matter is herpetology and other science fields related to herpetology. The essay title is, “What attracted me to this field of study?”
Ø Deadline: All eligible candidates are encouraged to complete the attached application and submit by March general meeting to:
Jacksonville Herpetological Society
Education Scholarship Application
P.O. Box 57954
Jacksonville, FL 32241
Ø Notification: The scholarship is awarded once a year. Based on candidates applying, notification will occur in time for registration of selected semester. All monies will be deposited at college of choice.