NCTWS Grants

On May 1, 2018, the NC Chapter of The Wildlife Society began offering travel grants for members to attend various professional development opportunities, such as conferences, symposia, workshops, and training sessions. See below for a description of each grant.

The TWS Conference Grant is funded on an annual basis. The objective is to provide one travel grant up to $550 to one member of the NCTWS to assist them in offsetting the cost of attending the TWS Annual Conference. Preference for funding will be given to applicants who have been members of the NCTWS for at least 5 years, and/or who are, or have been, actively involved in the Chapter (e.g., officers, committee members, etc.). This grant is only to be used to support attendance at the TWS Annual Conference. The recipient must be a member in good standing of the NCTWS and TWS at the time of application and attendance at the conference, as certified by the NCTWS. The application deadline is June 30 of each year.

TWS Conference Grant Application

The Professional Development Grants are funded on a semiannual basis. The objective is to provide two grants (one per cycle, up to $250 each) to NCTWS members to assist them in offsetting the cost of attending a professional conference, professional development workshop, training, or other appropriate professional development program. Preference for funding will be given to applicants who have been members of the NCTWS for at least 2 years, and/or who are, or have been, actively involved in the Chapter (e.g., officers, committee members, etc.), and/or who need to gain credits to maintain their TWS Certified Wildlife Biologist certification. Recipients must be members in good standing of the NCTWS at the time of application and attendance at the professional development event, as certified by the NCTWS. The application deadline for this grant is January 31 (first cycle) or June 30 (second cycle).

Professional Development Grant Application

The NCTWS Annual Meeting Grants are funded on an annual basis. The objective is to provide two grants for Professionals ($250 each) and two grants for Student Members ($200 each). The Grants and Finance Committee will select the best applicants in each category based on their Needs Statement. This grant is only to be used to support attendance at the NCTWS Annual Meeting. Recipients must be members in good standing of the NCTWS at the time of application and attendance at the meeting, as certified by the NCTWS. The deadline to apply is January 20, 2023.

NCTWS Annual Meeting Registration Grant Application

All NCTWS members are eligible for these grants. Please contact the Grants and Finance Committee chair, Pete Campbell with any questions.