Elk NetworkWildlife Leadership Awards

General | February 9, 2024

The mission of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. Included in the hunting heritage part of this mission is supporting the education and development of wildlife professionals grounded in the North American Model of Wildlife Management.

The RMEF Wildlife Leadership Awards (WLA) scholarship program was established in 1991 to “recognize, encourage and promote leadership among future wildlife management professionals.” The awards are presented to undergraduate wildlife students, and currently provide a $5,000 scholarship and a one-year membership to RMEF.

Applications for the 2024 program have opened. All application materials must be submitted via e-mail by April 12th, 2024.

Submit your application via e-mail to [email protected] with WLA and your last name in the subject line. Do not mail a hard copy of your application.