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Jillian Wiener Memorial Scholarship

The Jillian Wiener Memorial scholarship will be awarded to the TCI program applicant who best exemplifies Jilly’s commitment to the marine environment, and her leadership, courage, and service to others.

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SFS General Scholarship Fund

Gifts that contribute to the SFS General Scholarship Fund provide the essential need-based financial aid for our talented students. We are grateful for your generosity in supporting the next generation of environmental leaders. To contribute to The SFS General Scholarship Fund, you can Donate Here.

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Fountain Scholarship

The Fountain Scholarship was established by the film director of The Fountain, The Whale, The Wrestler and Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky (KY ’85, AK ’86). It provides tuition assistance to those SFS applicants who meet the requirements.

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Heather Jo Leibowitz Memorial Scholarship

Honoring the memory of Heather Jo (KY ’04), this scholarship is awarded on the basis of need to applicants of an East Africa program. Preference is given to those who have a commitment, as Heather Jo did, to making a difference in the lives of resource-dependent communities in East Africa.

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Roy A. Hunt Foundation Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is made possible through the generosity of The Roy A. Hunt Foundation. It is awarded on the basis of need. Priority is given to 1st generation college students.

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Tozer Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was made possible through the generosity of Trustee W. James Tozer Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth. The Tozer Scholarship is awarded on the basis of need.

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McKee Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Charles D. McKee, a member of the SFS Board of Trustees and father of two SFS alumnae. It is awarded on an annual basis to a financially deserving student.

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Stephen F. Lee Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Stephen F. Lee, an SFS alumnus (FL ‘86), intern (HI ’87, ’88) and faculty member (HI ’89), this scholarship gives preference to applicants seeking a marine program (Turks & Caicos or Panama).

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Center Specific Projects

SFS Australia Cinder Cone Restoration Fund

This project will serve as a research plot for CRS to test best practices for restoration of an endangered rainforest type in North Queensland of Australia. The fundraising goals is for cattle fencing, clearing grass, buying seedlings, irrigation, and additional expenses to establish the first of 12 research plots.

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SFS Costa Rica Natural Sciences Lab Fund

This multi-year project will serve as a research plot for CRS to test best practices for restoration of an endangered rainforest type in North Queensland of Australia. The initial fundraising goal is for cattle fencing, clearing grass that currently covers the cinder cone, buying seedlings, irrigation, and additional expenses to establish the first of 12 research plots.

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SFS Turks & Caicos Islands Coral Restoration Fund

The SFS Turks and Caicos Islands Center for Marine Resource Studies is working with local stakeholders to support reef recovery. Coral reefs are one of the most biologically productive ecosystems in the world, but their location makes them vulnerable to anthropogenic impacts.

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SFS Turks & Caicos Islands Solar on South Fund

The SFS Center for Marine Resource Studies (CRMS) in TCI is embraces as a component in our efforts to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels and combat the challenges of climate change. Embracing solar power also provides the benefit of greater energy security and independence.

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The Elizabeth Brown Memorial Fund

Elizabeth Brown lived every day to the fullest. The Elizabeth Brown Memorial Fund was established in her memory by her SFS classmates. It will benefit student activities and research in the School for Field Studies programs in Kenya and Tanzania.

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