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Blossom Grant

The Blossom Grant is to help student chapters host larger events and is awarded once a year.

Created to help student chapters organize larger events, the Blossom Grant is awarded annually.

Applications will be accepted until April 30 of each year

Awardees will be notified by May 15. A maximum of 2 awards will be given per year.

Budget for 2023: $1000/award.

Your chapter MUST spend this money within 18 months from the time it is received. If a chapter is unable spend this award within this time frame, you will have to return it to the WDA. Funds will be released to the SC once the event will be scheduled and need for funds identified.

Student Chapters that receive funding will be required to submit a summary of the event for potential publication in the WDA Newsletter and / or Chapter Annual report.

Blossom Grants will be evaluated by the SAC utilizing an established scoring system

The SAC highly recommends working closely with your faculty advisor when developing the event and completing the application

Completed application should be emailed to the Chair of Student Activities, Juliette Nye (Student.activities@wildlifedisease.org), before April 30 of each year.

Click HERE for the Blossom Grant fillable pdf application form.