Scholarships and Fellowships

At The Wilderness Society, we're working to train the next generation of land conservationists.

The Wilderness Society offers two programs to help undergraduate and graduate student interested in land conservation and wilderness protection the change to hone real-world skills.

Wild Forever Future Fellowship

Through the Wild Forever Future Fellowship, The Wilderness Society offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to exceptional undergraduates and graduate students to work alongside the leaders of the land protection movement.

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship

The Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship seeks to encourage individuals who have the potential to make a significant positive difference in wilderness protection in the United States.

  • In the first of a three management plans to be released in 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado missed a great opportunity to protect some of Colorado's most treasured landscapes—including the Dolores River, lands surrounding Mesa Verde National Park and recreation hub

  • When school was out for the summer in the suburbs of Manhattan where I grew up, my mom packed our little Subaru hatchback with sleeping bags, a tent, a cooler filled with fruit and sandwich meat, hiking boots, rain gear, and three kids, and headed West.  Like generations before and since, w

  • The Forest Service recently released a plan that could protect much of Colorado’s Thompson Divide from new oil and gas leasing. For years, this spectacular area has been threatened by oil and gas development.