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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point — College of Natural Resources

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
College of Natural Resources
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Science (MS)
Program Start:
Program Founded:
January, 2004


Waiver of non-resident tuition if on an assistantship. Assistantships and paid internship opportunities are possible contingent upon funding.


Areas of study include: natural resources, forestry, forest recreation, international resource management, urban forestry, wildlife, aquatic toxicology, limnology, fisheries, water chemistry, groundwater, resource management, environmental education/interpretation, environmental resources extension programming, land use planning, resource policy and planning, youth programming, soil science and water science. Internships will focus on local capacity building and watershed restoration and management, and will be specific to the Fellow's area of study. The university has partnerships with the following agencies and organizations: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; Trout Unlimited, Inc.; USDA Forest Service; The Aldo Leopold Foundation; Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education; and the Stevens Point Area School District.


Fellows must meet the admission requirements of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the College of Natural Resources. Applicants are required to submit the following materials: application, official transcripts, GRE scores, resume of relevant experience, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and a writing sample (i.e. term paper, class paper, or publication).

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. Tim Ginnett

College of Natural Resources
800 Reserve Streeet
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
(715) 346-4191
(715) 346-4554

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