Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Graduate

$600Award Amount
1Number of Awards
1/31/2023Submission Deadline

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The scholarship is a conservation education grant and scholarship program that honors the memory of the late Charles P. Bell. He was a dedicated conservationist who focused his time and efforts on the growth of Missouri’s conservation programs.

Today, the scholarship prize is awarded by the Conservation Federation of Missouri. They are an organization of Missourians who work to protect the region’s natural resources and better represent Missouri’s citizen conservationists.

The Graduate scholarship awards one deserving applicant with a $600 award. Students enrolled in Missouri schools are encouraged to apply.

Key Information of Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Graduate

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Fisheries
  • Forestry
  • Natural Resources
  • Science
  • Wildlife Science

Country of Study

United States

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Award Amount


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Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Graduate Timeline

November 1, 2022

Application Opening Date

Interested candidates should expect applications to open within the first week of November.

January 31, 2023

Submission Deadline

Applicants have until the end of January to submit all requirements.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Graduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Missouri
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • Present Work Experiences
  • Short Answers
  • School Verification

How to ace the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Graduate


Get someone to attest to your character

Appeal to three persons (instructor, employer, or a trusted leader) to highlight your character traits and work ethic to the scholarship committee. Letters from relatives and family members are not accepted in this program.


Provide a copy of your transcripts

The committee will be interested to know the courses you have taken, your grades, and the research and training you've undergone in your academic journey. Provide a copy of the university transcript along with your application.


Show your involvement in community activities

If you actively participate in volunteer programs, you're at an. Provide a list of the community and school activities you've attended.


Provide other relevant documents

To complete your application, attach a statement explaining what you intend to do with the scholarship, an acceptance letter from your graduate college, and a work profile (if you have any). All these must be present for your application to be considered.

How the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Graduate is Judged

Applicants will be judged based on the number of college credit hours logged in (at least 60), their Missouri residency status, and their ability to demonstrate commitment to a career in conservation.

Why We Love the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship – Graduate


It helps in promoting the profession

This scholarship helps to encourage students who are thinking of choosing a career in conservation.


The scholarship helps in supporting Missouri residents

This scholarship supports Missouri residents in a field that enables them to utilize their natural resources effectively.


The scholarship honors a true conservationist

This scholarship acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of Charles P. Bell made in the field of conservation.

5 Facts Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarship


Awards will be given during the convention

After the winner is announced, Recipients of the Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarships will be honored at the next Conservation Federation of Missouri's Annual Convention.


Financial need not required

Applicants need not apply for financial aid.


There are other scholarships under this name

Other Charles P. Bell Conservation Scholarships are available for elementary, high school, or youth group programs and undergraduates in colleges/universities.


About the federation

The Conservation Federation of Missouri is the largest and most representative conservation group in Missouri. They are the reason behind most of the conservation legislation in Missouri today.


All applications must arrive before the deadline

Interested applicants who mailed their scholarship applications and required documents should ensure that their applications arrive before the deadline.

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