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.

  • Neil Shader

    A report on landscape-based mitigation released by the Interior Department Energy and Climate Change Task Force, “A Strategy for Improving the Mitigation Policies and Practices of The Department of the Interior,”  provides a blueprint for better protection for fish, wildlife, recreation and wild land values for the tens of millions of acres of public lands open to oil and gas and other energy development.

  • Michael Reinemer

    This weekend, veterans from around the West will be visiting the rolling, boulder-strewn landscape of the Dragoon Mountains south of Tucson to participate in a writing workshop that will guide them on skills needed to create narratives of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry that is informed both by their service experiences and the natural environment.

  • Neil Shader

    The following statement on the confirmation of Neil Kornze to be the Director of the Bureau of Land Management can be attributed to Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society.