King Conservation Science Scholars

Become a King Conservation Science Scholar today

KCLA-Scholars-PNG.pngThought about being an entrepreneur? Maybe you’re interested in going into the medical field? Ever wondered what exactly your intelligence type is? If rhythm and song get you excited, you could be musically intelligent. Maybe you’re a natural at sports where you easily flex that bodily-kinesthetic intelligence. What if none of that applies and you’re simply looking for a safe space to have fun? Either way, our team is the perfect place for you! The King Conservation Science Scholar program is designed for you to not only discover more about yourself, but along the way see just how nature connects to it all.

The King Conservation Science Scholar program is an innovative approach to leadership development that uses environmental literacy and inclusion to cultivate the next generation of conservation-minded, community-driven leaders.

King Scholars have the unique opportunity to build an experience directly related to their individual passions while building an authentic relationship to nature. Because we all have different goals and voices, the opportunities within the program are just as diverse and abundant. They include:

• Fun and engaging courses driven by topics like positive mental health, coding, emotional intelligence, animal wellness, and even writing.
• Interactive STEAM Sessions with experts.
• Variety of universal certifications that enhance resumes, college and job applications.
• Travel and field research opportunities in other states.
• A Teen Conservation Leadership Conference Opportunity that extends your professional network and personal connections.
• Paid staff roles, both seasonal and regular part-time, offered exclusively to King Scholars.
• Public Speaking growth and enhancement opportunities.
• College Tours.
• Graduation volunteer service hours opportunities.
• Animal handling, care, or presentation opportunities.
• Free College Pathway Mapping workshops that include resume building, personal essay writing, financial aid, and choosing a college major.
• Scholarships and internship opportunities offered exclusively to King Scholars.

‚ÄčOur Summer 2022 application period has officially concluded.
You may still apply, but please know that the King Scholars team will resume reviewing applications for our winter cohort in September 2022.

Click here to apply for the King Conservation Science Scholars Program!


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