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Ron Magill Scholarship

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The Ron Magill Conservation Scholarship is an annual award of $5,000 given through the Zoo Miami Foundation (ZMF) each December. This award was conceived and created by Ron Magill and is made possible through the Ron Magill Conservation Endowment at ZMF. Its main purpose is to inspire and support the development of young adults who choose to major in the life sciences with the goal of establishing a career in wildlife conservation.

To qualify, applicants must reside in Miami-Dade, Broward, or Monroe County. They must be a high school senior with proof of acceptance to a college or university OR a college/university undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and a career objective in the wildlife conservation field.

Applications are accepted annually from July 1st - September 30th and must include the following:

  1. A statement in 500 words or less as to why you are choosing a career in wildlife conservation.
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae or high school resume
  3. A letter of acceptance from the college/university you will be attending OR a current transcript from your college/university with your GPA
  4. One letter of reference

Applications must be mailed to:

Zoo Miami Foundation
C/O Ron Magill
12400 SW 152nd Street
Miami, FL 33177

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