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									THE COLLEGE OF
   NATURAL
  RESOURCES


  Undergraduate
Scholarship Guide

    2008-2009




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         CNR Scholarship Guide 2008-2009
        Please read the following scholarship descriptions to determine individual
eligibility, complete the attached Scholarship Application at the end of this
booklet, and return all materials to NR 120 CNR Academic Service Center.




      COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES SCHOLARSHIPS


                         Ray Becraft Scholarship
                                      CNR, 1
Description:         Established in memory of Raymond J. Becraft, who was a
                     student and later a professor in the Department of Range
                     Science at USU. He contributed significantly to our
                     understanding of nutritional value of range forage. This
                     scholarship has been established to preserve for history
                     Ray's contribution to natural resource management.
Amount Info:         $450 total/ $225 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:            Awarded to an incoming freshman, transfer student, or
                     current USU freshman on the basis of scholarship, need,
                     leadership, and interest in natural resources.




            Thad and Jenny Box Scholarship in the CNR
                                       CNR, 2
Description:         Established in honor of Thadis W. Box, emeritus professor
                     and former dean of the College of Natural Resources. This
                     scholarship was initiated as a retirement gift from his many
                     colleagues and friends.
Amount Info:         $350 total for fall semester.

Criteria:            The recipient must demonstrate academic excellence and
                     financial need. Preference will be given to students in land
                     management majors (e.g., rangeland management, forestry,
                     or other applied ecology fields).




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                     Class of ‘50 Scholarship
                                  CNR, 3
Description:     This scholarship fund was created and is maintained by
                 contributions from the CNR graduating class of 1950.
Amount Info:     $1,700 total/ $850 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipient must enroll for at least 12 credit hours each
                 semester and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Student must
                 demonstrate need of scholarship. Preference will be given to
                 students pursuing a degree in Forestry, Rangeland
                 Resources, or Wildlife Science.


               CNR Alumni Association Scholarship
                                  CNR, 4
Description:     Established by the CNR Alumni Association and funded by
                 annual membership contributions of CNR graduates.
Amount Info:     $2,500 total/ $1250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        This scholarship is based on financial need, with special
                 consideration given to nontraditional students.

               Paul M. and Neva Dunn Scholarship
                                  CNR, 5
Description:     Established in the name of Paul M. Dunn and his wife, Neva.
                 Paul began his career as a professor of forestry at Utah State
                 University in 1931. He served in that position until 1938
                 when he became the first dean of the College of Forestry.
                 He remained in that position until 1942.
Amount Info:     $950 total/ $475 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipient must be at the end of his/her junior year in the
                 College of Natural Resources. Award is based on scholarship
                 and need.

                 Fisheries and Wildlife Emeritus
                                   CNR, 6
Description:     Established by emeritus professors in the former Fisheries
                 and Wildlife Department.
Amount Info:     $300 total for fall semester.

Criteria:        Recipient must be a junior or senior, majoring in Fisheries
                 and Aquatic Sciences or Wildlife Science. Selection will be
                 based on academic performance, ethical and moral
                 standing, and evidence of financial need.


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            J. Whitney and Virginia P. Floyd Memorial
                                  CNR, 7
Description:     Established by donors to provide a scholarship in honor of J.
                 Whitney Floyd, former department head of Forest Resources
                 and dean of the College of Natural Resources.
Amount Info:     $600 total/ $300 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipient must be majoring in Environmental Studies,
                 Forestry, or Recreation Resource Management and be a
                 junior or senior.




               Fonnesbeck Scholarship in the CNR
                                  CNR, 8
Description:     Established by Frank O. Fonnesbeck, who graduated with
                 degrees in engineering and forestry in 1933 and remained
                 an enthusiast of Utah State until his death in 2005. While
                 attending Utah State, he also worked as the editor of the
                 student newspaper.
Amount Info:     $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        This scholarship will be given to a CNR student majoring in
                 Fisheries Aquatic Sciences or Forestry who demonstrates
                 financial need, irrespective of grade point average.




                   George E. Hart Scholarship
                                  CNR, 9
Description:     Established in honor of George E. Hart, who was a professor
                 in the Forest Resources Department for 23 years. George
                 was a pioneer in the CNR watershed science program. He
                 was a valued teacher, colleague, and mentor.
Amount Info:     $550 total/ $275 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipients of the Hart Scholarship should demonstrate
                 academic achievement, personal integrity, and a high sense
                 of social responsibility. Student must be majoring in
                 Forestry or Watershed and Earth Systems.




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               Evelyn Irving Memorial Scholarship
                                  CNR, 10
Description:     Established as a gift from the Evelyn Irving Trust Fund.
                 Evelyn Irving graduated from USU in 1938 with a degree in
                 teaching. Ms. Irving volunteered as a social worker in San
                 Francisco during and after World War II, then returned to
                 Utah where she taught for 20 years. She was known for
                 helping those less fortunate than she.
Amount Info:     $1,000 total/ $500 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Awarded to an upper-division student majoring in
                 Environmental Studies, Forestry, or Recreation Resource
                 Management. Recipient should have an interest in service,
                 as evidenced by participation in campus or community
                 projects; a GPA of 3.0 or higher within the major; and
                 demonstrated financial need.


                 Arthur F. Johnson Scholarship
                                 CNR, 11
Description:     Established by Arthur F. Johnson, a 1951 USU graduate in
                 Fisheries and Wildlife. He established this scholarship
                 endowment because of his desire to benefit future
                 generations of students in a field that he enjoyed and in
                 which he believed.
Amount Info:     $2,800 total/ $1,400 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Awarded annually to a qualifying junior or senior for
                 completion of his/her degree in Fisheries and Aquatic
                 Sciences or Wildlife Science. Candidates must have a career
                 interest in the field of fisheries or wildlife and present a
                 record of related accomplishments and potential in high
                 school, college, or in field experience. Candidates with the
                 greatest financial need will be given priority.

            George H. and Dorothy Kelker Scholarship
                                  CNR, 12
Description:     Established in honor of George H. Kelker, who was the first
                 department head of the Fisheries and Wildlife Department.
                 He taught at Utah State University from 1936 to 1973 as a
                 big game population specialist. His wife, Dorothy, was a
                 registered nurse in the public school system.
Amount Info:     $300 total for fall semester.

Criteria:        Awarded to a junior or senior on the basis of professional
                 promise, academic achievement, and commitment to ethical
                 management of natural resources.


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                  William G. Kohner Scholarship
                                  CNR,13
Description:      Established by William G. Kohner, who was a friend of the
                  College of Natural Resources.

Amount Info:      $1,000 total/ $500 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic
                  achievement.

               Timothy Leary Memorial Scholarship
                                   CNR, 14
Description:      Established by friends and associates of Timothy Flanagan
                  Leary, who graduated in Environmental Studies in 1985. Tim
                  was struck by lightning at Dead Horse Point in southern
                  Utah in 1986.

Amount Info:      $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to a junior or senior on the basis of leadership and
                  demonstrated desire to help the underprivileged people of
                  the world. Preference given to students in curricula
                  designed to improve the environment. Recipient must
                  maintain a 3.0 GPA.



            Robert D. and Lenore L. Nielson Scholarship
                                   CNR, 15
Description:      Established by Robert D. Nielson in memory of his wife,
                  Lenore L. Nielson. Mr. Nielson was a 1934 graduate of USU
                  and had a successful career in public land management
                  until his retirement from the Bureau of Land Management in
                  1973. He passed away in 2007.

Amount Info:      $350 total for fall semester.

Criteria:         Awarded to a junior or senior who shows an interest in a
                  public land management career through the specialization
                  of their major, part-time jobs, or internship opportunities.
                  Particular attention is given to students with demonstrated
                  financial need, who exhibit keen potential, and who have a
                  strong desire to promote the wisest and best use of our
                  natural resources on public lands, irrespective of grade
                  point average.



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                  Poe Brothers Scholarship
                               CNR, 16
Description:   Established by CNR alumni Kevin, Aaron, and Mark Poe,
               brothers who collectively completed five majors and eight
               minors while attending Utah State University as Quinney
               Scholars from 1990 to 1998.

Amount Info:   $600 total/ $300 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:      Awarded to a junior to be used in his/her senior year.
               Selection is based on communication skills and knowledge
               of current events. Application must include a 300-500 word
               essay or 5-7 minute PowerPoint presentation addressing
               the following: Describe an important local or national
               natural resources event or issue that has occurred in the
               last three (3) years and how it may shape the future of
               natural resource management.




               Mary Lu Roskelley Scholarship
                                CNR, 17
Description:   This scholarship was established by friends of Mary Lu
               Roskelley to assist future generations of women students in
               the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University.
               Watching her widowed mother struggle to support a family
               and later trying to finish her degree while a single parent
               helped Mary Lu develop a special interest in educational
               opportunities for women. After graduating from Utah State
               University in 1985, Mary Lu accepted a position in the
               College of Natural Resources as administrative assistant to
               the dean. She had a talent for alumni relations and was
               promoted a few years later to alumni and development
               director for the college. Many of the scholarships currently
               awarded by the CNR are a result of her work. Mary Lu was
               diagnosed with melanoma in 2001 and passed away in
               2004.

Amount Info:   $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:      Awarded to a student who meets the following criteria: 1) a
               female with a declared CNR major, 2) maintains a 3.0 GPA,
               3) demonstrates financial need, and 4) provides a brief
               written statement of the importance of lifelong learning for
               women.


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     Safari Club International Scholarship (Utah Chapter)
                               CNR, 18
Description:   Established by Safari Club International, Utah Chapter, to
               support the education of students who are interested in
               using hunting as a wildlife management tool.

Amount Info:   $2,500 total/ $1,250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:      Applicants must meet the following criteria: be an active,
               ethical hunter; maintain a grade point average of at least
               3.0; demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to
               students in the Department of Wildland Resources, but
               students from all majors in the college are encouraged to
               apply. In addition to the materials required for other
               scholarships, applicants should submit a concise essay
               addressing the subject, “How Hunting is a Positive Wildlife
               Conservation Management Tool.” Selection is made by Safari
               Club International, Utah Chapter.




                 Seely-Hinckley Scholasrhip
                                CNR, 19
Description:   A university-wide scholarship (awarded in each college at
               Utah State) established in honor of Robert H. Hinckley and
               John H. Seely. John Seely was a leader in the Utah Wool
               Growers Association and held many positions of leadership
               in his profession. In addition to his international fame as a
               sheep breeder, he developed a shorthorn cattle herd that
               was recognized as the best in Utah. Robert Hinckley, an avid
               pilot, helped organize and became an officer of Utah Pacific
               Airways. He also played an important part in the
               development of airports under the WPA program. He
               originated the Civil Pilots Training Program, which taught
               over 400,000 students to fly.

Amount Info:   4 @ In-state tuition & fees for one academic year
               (approximate value: $4,200)

Criteria:      Based on academic achievement and financial need;
               preference given to students who would have difficulty
               attending next year without additional financial support.
               May be awarded to either resident or non-resident, but


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                covers only in-state tuition.




                    Gary Smith Scholarship
                                CNR, 20

Description:    Established in the name of CNR forestry student Gary Smith,
                who was also a photo journalist, author, recording artist,
                and composer. He died of multiple sclerosis and established
                this scholarship through his will.

Amount Info:    $1,000 total/ $500 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:       Awarded to either an undergraduate or graduate student
                with a demonstrated interest in desert or canyonland
                research. Applicants should review Gary Smith's Windsinger
                (available in the Quinney Library) and have an
                understanding of his philosophy regarding deserts and
                rangelands. Gary suggested the recipient should exhibit the
                following characteristics: iconoclastic, unconventional,
                skeptical, investigative, and free thinking, be a "singer of
                songs and righter of wrongs."




            Allen W. and Alice H. Stokes Scholarship
                                CNR, 21

Description:    Established by Allen and Alice Stokes, avid supporters of
                conservation-minded organizations and various minority
                groups. Allen was a professor in the Fisheries and Wildlife
                Department from 1952 to 1976 and had been a student of
                Aldo Leopold, a pioneer in the concept and philosophy of
                conservation of natural resources. Alice was Aldo Leopold's
                secretary. Allen passed away in 1996.

Amount Info:    $2,500 total/ $1250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:       This scholarship is based on need, with special
                consideration given to nontraditional or ethnic minority
                students.



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 ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS


                      Alsop Athenaeum Award
                                  ENVS, 25
Description:      Established by Dr. Ted J. Alsop, geography professor and
                  advocate of the student. This scholarship is based on
                  financial need and is intended to help defray the cost of
                  learning materials associated with the recipient‘s
                  undergraduate academic program.

Amount Info:      $300 total for fall semester.

Criteria:         Applicants must be majoring in Geography or Geography
                  Teaching, have an accumulative GPA greater than 3.0, and
                  demonstrate financial need. Applicants must attach a letter
                  explaining their financial need in order to be considered for
                  this award.

            Environment and Society Faculty Scholarship
                                  ENVS, 26
Description:      Established by the faculty of the Department of Environment
                  and Society to recognize outstanding students in the
                  department‘s four undergraduate majors.

Amount Info:      2@$500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to full-time students majoring in Environmental
                  Studies, Geography, Geography Teaching, or Recreation
                  Resource Management on the basis of academic
                  achievement.


   Geography Faculty Scholarships for Academic Excellence
                                  ENVS, 27
Description:      Established by the faculty of the former Geography and
                  Earth Resources Department to recognize outstanding
                  students in the geography major.

Amount Info:      2@$250 total for fall semester.

Criteria:         Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to an



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               outstanding sophomore, junior, and continuing senior in
               the Geography or Geography Teaching major. Recipients will
               be chosen by the geography faculty.

       Eddie Peterson Geography Education Scholarship
                               ENVS, 28
Description:   Established by Zetta B. Peterson in memory of her husband,
               Dr. Edwin L. “Eddie” Peterson. Eddie first served as a faculty
               member beginning in 1936 at the Branch Agricultural
               College in Cedar City. He taught at USU from 1956 until his
               retirement in 1981. He continued to serve USU as an
               emeritus faculty member until 1995. Eddie enjoyed teaching
               and took great pride in the number of his students who
               became teachers.

Amount Info:   $250 total for fall semester.

Criteria:      Applicants must be students majoring in Geography
               Teaching. They must be accepted into the teacher education
               program and working to obtain an educator license in
               geography education through USU. They must maintain a
               3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.




  Institute for Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Scholarship
                               ENVS, 29
Description:   Established by the Institute for Outdoor Recreation and
               Tourism (IORT) in the Department of Environment and
               Society to recognize outstanding academic achievement by
               a student interested in a career in outdoor recreation or
               tourism management. IORT supports research, agency and
               community assistance, and education in outdoor recreation
               and tourism issues in the state of Utah.

Amount Info:   $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:      Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Recreation
               Resource Management who intends to pursue a career
               related to outdoor recreation and/or nature-based tourism.
               Selection will be based on academic achievement.




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                  Richard M. Schreyer Scholarship
                                   ENVS, 30
Description:       Established in memory of Richard M. Schreyer, who was an
                   undergraduate student and later a faculty member in the
                   Recreation Resource Management program. For over 15
                   years, Rich was an exceptional USU educator while
                   establishing a worldwide reputation in outdoor recreation
                   research.

Amount Info:       $300 total for fall semester.

Criteria:          Applicants must be in the Recreation Resource Management
                   major and should demonstrate academic achievement,
                   financial need, and personal integrity.




            Thad and Jenny Box Scholarship in Geography
                                   ENVS, 52
Description:       Established by Allan and Renee Falconer in honor of Dean
                   Emeritus Thad Box, who brought Geography into the
                   College of Natural Resources, and his wife, Jenny, who has
                   made a substantial contribution to social justice in Cache
                   Valley.

Amount Info:       $300 total for fall semester.

Criteria:          Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a
                   geography major entering his/her senior year. Preference is
                   given to students who exhibit the ability to apply
                   geographical analysis to natural resource problems.




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    WATERSHED SCIENCES DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

                 AFS Future Fisheries Scholarship
                                  WATS, 22
Description:      The Utah State Student Subunit of the Utah State Chapter of
                  the American Fisheries Society established this scholarship
                  to assist students in the Watershed Sciences Department.

Amount Info:      $400 total/ $200 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Recipient must be a sophomore or junior undergraduate
                  student who is active in the field of fisheries. Recipient must
                  have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

            William T. “Bill” Helm Memorial Scholarship
                                   WATS, 23
Description:      Established in memory of William T. "Bill" Helm, who taught
                  in the Fisheries and Wildlife Department from 1959 until his
                  retirement in 1988. Bill was known for his love of teaching
                  field fisheries techniques.

Amount Info:      $350 total for fall semester.

Criteria:         Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Fisheries and
                  Aquatic Sciences. The recipient should have demonstrated
                  financial need and must be in good academic standing.

                   William F. Sigler Scholarship
                                  WATS, 24
Description:      Established in the memory of William F. Sigler, a professor
                  in the Fisheries and Wildlife Department from 1947 to 1974
                  and department head from 1950 to 1974. His wildlife law
                  enforcement class was the first to be taught on a university
                  campus. He and his son, John W. Sigler (a CNR alumnus),
                  co-authored Fishes of the Great Basin and Fishes of Utah.

Amount Info:      In-state tuition and fees for one academic year
                  (approximate value: $4,200).

Criteria:         Recipient must be a junior or senior in Fisheries and Aquatic


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                Sciences and in the top 25 percent of his/her class.
                Awarded on the basis of financial need.

      TAC Environmental Consulting Watershed Sciences
                       Scholarship
                                WATS, 48

Description:    Established by USU alumnus Paul Whalen, who earned a
                bachelor's degree in Watershed Science in 1983 and a
                master's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in
                1987. After conducting practical application water research
                for agencies in Tennessee and Florida for several years, Paul
                founded TAC Environmental Water Resources Consulting in
                2002. The firm specializes in providing technical assistance
                in the areas of hydrology, water quality, and regulation. His
                latest project is development of an environmental education
                center in Florida.

Amount Info:    $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:       Recipient must be a junior or senior in the Department of
                Watershed Sciences with preference given to candidates
                majoring in Watershed and Earth Systems. Additional
                selection criteria include: demonstrated potential to use
                his/her watershed education in a related professional
                career; financial need, with preference to those subject to
                out-of-state tuition rates; good academic standing.



    WILDLAND RESOURCES DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

            Joseph Barry Bass Memorial Scholarship
                                WILD, 31
Description:    Established in the name of former student Joseph Barry
                Bass, who died in an aircraft accident while on a firefighting
                mission for the Bureau of Land Management.
Amount Info:    $800 total/ $400 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:       Awarded to an outstanding freshman or sophomore
                majoring in Rangeland Resources. Preference will be given
                to those who meet as many of the following criteria as
                possible: graduated from a high school outside of Utah,
                active in the USU Student Chapter of the Society for Range
                Management, served as a range management employee with


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                 a federal land management agency or worked for the federal
                 government in fire control, active in the USU Rodeo Club, a
                 member of Alpha Gamma Rho, and served in the military.
                   Mark R. Boyer Scholarship
                                 WILD, 32
Description:     Established by Charlotte M. and Donald W. Boyer in memory
                 of their son Mark. Mark graduated from Utah State
                 University with a B.S. degree in Fisheries and Wildlife. He
                 was working on a master's degree in wildlife management
                 and computer modeling of forest systems at USU when he
                 died in a boating accident on the Great Salt Lake in 1988.

Amount Info:     $600 total/ $300 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipient must be a junior or senior majoring in Wildlife
                 Science. The student must demonstrate financial need,
                 personal integrity, and a high sense of social and moral
                 responsibility.



               Paul Bunyan Foresters’ Scholarship
                                  WILD, 33
Description:     Established by Jim and Patricia Koons of Kanab, UT, to assist
                 future forestry students in the CNR. Jim graduated from
                 Utah State in 1962 with a degree in forestry and worked for
                 the USDA Forest Service in Idaho and Utah. Later in his
                 career he worked for Kaibab Industries, retiring as Vice
                 President of Operations of the Forest Products Company
                 with primary responsibilities for the company‘s operations
                 on the Kaibab Plateau.

Amount Info:     $1,000 total/ $500 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipient must be a junior or senior majoring in Forestry
                 and be in good academic standing. All students who meet
                 these requirements are encouraged to apply; however,
                 preference will be given to students from the states of
                 South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska
                 who come from a farm family background.




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                      T.W. Daniel Scholarship
                                  WILD, 34
Description:      Established in the name of emeritus forestry professor T. W.
                  Daniel, who held various positions in the Forest Resources
                  Department for over 30 years. The Experimental Forest in
                  Logan Canyon is named in his honor. “Doc“ passed away in
                  2004.
Amount Info:      In-state tuition only for one academic year (approx. value: $3,600)

Criteria:         Awarded to one of the top three Forestry majors. Among
                  the top three: preference given to student who is involved
                  with student activities, and is able to maintain a minimum
                  GPA of 3.2. If none of the top three students are involved
                  with student activities, then the recipient must maintain a
                  minimum GPA of 3.5. Recipient must be within two
                  semesters of graduating.

                 Samuel E. Jorgensen Scholarship
                                  WILD, 35
Description:      Established by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Jorgensen to assist
                  future generations of students in the Department of
                  Wildland Resources. Mr. Jorgensen was a 1937 graduate of
                  the College of Natural Resources.
Amount Info:      $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to a student majoring in Wildlife Science.


               George A. Judah Memorial Scholarship
                                   WILD, 36
Description:      Established in honor of George A. Judah, who was an
                  appraiser and senior vice president of Utah Mortgage Loan
                  Corporation. In addition to his close association with the
                  Range Science Department, he was one of the first
                  mortgage bankers in the Intermountain area to view range
                  improvements as assets worthy of lending money. During
                  his 30-year career, he made possible the investment of
                  millions of dollars in improvements by private ranchers in
                  Utah and surrounding areas.
Amount Info:      $700 total/ $350 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to a Rangeland Resources major on the basis of
                  GPA, Society for Range Management activities,



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                  demonstrated leadership, and potential to contribute to the
                  range management profession.

                Jessop B. Low Memorial Scholarship
                                  WILD, 37
Description:      Established in memory of Jessop B. Low, professor in the
                  Fisheries and Wildlife Department and leader of the Utah
                  Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit from 1945 to 1974. Jess
                  was a pioneer in North American waterfowl research and
                  management.
Amount Info:      $400 total/ $200 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Wildlife Science.
                  Recipient should have a demonstrated interest in wildlife
                  management, evidence of leadership ability through
                  participation in student clubs and extracurricular activities,
                  genuine need of financial support to complete a degree, and
                  a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

               John and Karen Malechek Scholarship
                                  WILD, 38
Description:      Established by John and Karen Malechek to assist future
                  generations of students in the Rangeland Resources major.
                  John Malechek served as department head of Rangeland
                  Resources from 1986 to 2000.
Amount Info:      $750 total/ $375 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to a student in the Rangeland Resources major on
                  the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
                  Recipient shall be chosen by the scholarship selection
                  committee of the Wildland Resources department.

               Jerry W. McGee Memorial Scholarship
                                  WILD, 39
Description:      Established by G. Harvey Dabling ('73, Forest Recreation) in
                  memory of his former classmate, Jerry W. McGee ('74, Forest
                  Management). Harvey and Jerry both attended summer
                  camp in 1971, where Jerry was known for his sharp mind,
                  infectious laugh, and willingness to help others. Jerry was
                  working for the Bureau of Land Management in Alaska at
                  the time of his death in 1993.
Amount Info:      $350 total for fall semester.

Criteria:         Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial
                  need, and personal integrity to a student with a



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                demonstrated academic focus on forestry or forested
                ecosystems or habitats.

            Albert and Geneva Mitchell Scholarship
                                 WILD, 40
Description:    Established by Albert and Geneva Mitchell to give back to
                the institution that has been so good to their family. Albert
                graduated in Forestry in the 1940's and had numerous
                children and grandchildren who attended Utah State as well.
                Albert and Geneva lived in Idaho and operated a cattle ranch
                for much of their lives. They both passed away in Fall 2006.
Amount Info:    $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:       Awarded to a Forestry student who has a minimum GPA of
                3.0, demonstrated financial need, and a successful
                leadership record. Recipient must also be paying out-of-
                state tuition (or be on a program like WUE, USU/ISU
                exchange, etc.). Preference given to students from Idaho.

               Raymond R. Moore Scholarship
                                WILD, 41
Description:    Established in the memory of Raymond R. Moore, who was a
                professor in the Forest Resources Department for over 25
                years. Ray taught many forestry courses, ranging from
                photo interpretation to forest management. As a teacher he
                is best remembered for his longtime direction of the CNR
                summer camp program. He passed away in 1995.
Amount Info:    $550 total/ $275 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:       Recipient must be an upper-division student majoring in
                Forestry. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement,
                student activities, and financial need.


                 Gregory R. Rost Scholarship
                                 WILD, 42
Description:    Established by family and friends of Gregory Ray Rost, a USU
                fisheries and wildlife graduate. Gregory received the
                "Wildlifer of the Year" award and was recognized as
                outstanding senior in fisheries and wildlife in 1973. Greg
                and his wife, Joy, were killed in a light plane crash in 1989.

Amount Info:    $350 total for fall semester.

Criteria:       Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Wildlife Science.
                Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need,


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                 and personal integrity. Special consideration will be given to
                 out-of-state students.

                  William F. Sigler Scholarship
                                  WILD, 43
Description:     Established in the memory of William F. Sigler, a professor
                 in the Fisheries and Wildlife Department from 1947 to 1974
                 and department head from 1950 to 1974. His wildlife law
                 enforcement class was the first to be taught on a university
                 campus. He and his son, John W. Sigler (a CNR alumnus),
                 co-authored Fishes of the Great Basin and Fishes of Utah.
Amount Info:     In-state tuition and fees for one academic year
                 (approximate value: $4,200).

Criteria:        Recipient must be a junior or senior in Wildlife Science and
                 in the top 25 percent of his/her class. Awarded on the basis
                 of financial need.

                Arthur Dwight Smith Scholarship
                                 WILD, 44
Description:     Established in memory of Arthur Dwight Smith, who served
                 as a professor in the Range Science Department for 37
                 years. He co-authored the classic textbook Range
                 Management with L.A. Stoddart in 1943 and served on the
                 U.S. Public Land Law Review Commission in the 1960s.
Amount Info:     $1,000 total/ $500 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Awarded to a student in the Rangeland Resources major on
                 the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
                 Preference will be given to a student who comes from a
                 rural area within the Intermountain region and who is
                 interested in the land management aspects of range.
                 Scholarship may be renewed in subsequent years.

            Laurence A. Stoddart Memorial Scholarship
                                 WILD, 45
Description:     Established in the name of Laurence A. Stoddart, who was a
                 professor and department head in the Range Science
                 Department from 1935 until his death in 1969. He was a
                 world renowned teacher, researcher, and scholar.
Amount Info:     $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:        Recipient must be a Rangeland Resources major with
                 sophomore or junior standing. Awarded on the basis of
                 GPA, Society for Range Management activities,



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                  demonstrated leadership, and potential to contribute to the
                  range management profession.

            Victor N. and Beatrice E. Stokes Scholarship
                                  WILD, 46
Description:      Established by Victor Stokes, a 1936 graduate of the College
                  of Natural Resources. Victor enjoyed a 30-year career with
                  the USDA Forest Service, starting as a recreation planner on
                  the Wasatch National Forest and retiring as Forest
                  Supervisor on the Beaverhead National Forest in 1965.
Amount Info:      $500 total/ $250 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to a student majoring in either Forestry or
                  Rangeland Resources. The recipient should demonstrate
                  financial need and an interest in land management of range
                  and/or forest resources.

                    Philip J. Urness Scholarship
                                   WILD, 47
Description:      Established by Marylln Urness in memory of her husband,
                  Philip J. Urness, who was a professor in the Rangeland
                  Resources Department for 22 years. Phil was an
                  internationally recognized authority on livestock-wildlife
                  relationships and wildlife habitat.
Amount Info:      $750 total/ $375 per semester for one academic year.

Criteria:         Awarded to an upper-division student with a demonstrated
                  interest in wildlife-livestock interactions or applied
                  rangeland management. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA and
                  demonstrate financial need.


            Jessica Clark Tayon Memorial Scholarship
                                  WILD, 49
Description:      Established by the family and friends of Jessica Clark Tayon,
                  a student in the College of Natural Resources who suffered
                  from esophageal/tracheal cancer and its after-effects for
                  many years before passing away in January 2007. Jessica
                  was a Quinney Scholar and active member of the College at
                  the time of her death.
Amount Info:      $250 total for fall semester.

Criteria:         Awarded to current CNR undergraduate or incoming
                  freshman or transfer student pursuing a degree in Wildlife
                  Science. Must be in academic good standing.



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(Please see the attached Scholarship Application and return all materials or refer
all questions to NR 120 - CNR Academic Service Center)




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