MVAS Graduate Scholarship

The Mesilla Valley Audubon Society is offering a $500.00 per semester scholarship to a graduate student in the Department of Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, Department of Biology, or Geography Department at NMSU.  Applicants must maintain a 3.5 GPA and explain how their research is related to natural resource conservation.

Please send application to Mesilla Valley Audubon Society, PO Box 1645, Las Cruces, NM  88004-4165.  Applications will be accepted no later than March 15, 2016.  A final decision will be made by April 15, 2016.  All candidates will be notified after that date.  For more information please contact Bob Tafanelli, 526-9380 or

By maintaining a 3.5 GPA during the first semester of the scholarship, the recipient will receive another $500.00 for the second semester.

The mission of MVAS is to be a “conservation and natural history organization in southern New Mexico that promotes appreciation and conservation of birds, other wildlife, and habitat through environmental education, issue advocacy and natural history experiences”.

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