Doris Katherine Derse Scholarship

One or more scholarships are given annually to bachelor’s degree students majoring in biological sciences, conservation & environmental science, freshwater science or geoscience who has a demonstrated commitment to urban wildlife. Eligible students will have junior or senior standing and a commitment to urban wildlife as demonstrated through research, volunteer experiences, internships or work experience. Competitive applicants will have a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA. Second degree students are not eligible.

Derse Foundation
Varies up to $2,000
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Conversation & Environmental Science Program, College of Letters and Science, UWM Foundation Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a copy of your most recent UWM transcript in PDF format. An unofficial version downloaded from PAWS is acceptable.
  2. Describe what activities you have engaged in within the past 2 years that demonstrate your commitment to urban wildlife. This could include activities such as research projects, internships, part-time work, volunteer work, etc.