Offered by The Evergreen State College Foundation, this scholarship was established in memory of Colin Ross, a 2017 Evergreen graduate who made the most of his experience at Evergreen by engaging in multiple field-based learning activities. To develop his expertise in wild life conservation, Colin studied abroad in Tanzania and Nepal, and completed an internship and an independent learning contract in Namibia.
To be eligible to receive the scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
- Undergraduate student who plans to participate in field-based, independent learning experiences, including Independent Learning Contracts, internships, Student-Originated Studies projects, or study abroad programs.
- Preference will be given to students interested in the sciences, especially wildlife or environmental conservation.
- Preference will be given to students with financial need.