Scholarship Committee Chairs:
Andy Lihani & Bob Finkelstein
The Kirtland Bird Club Scholarship Fund provides
scholarships to assist individuals, who are
interested in the study of natural science including
birds and conservation, to attend classes,
conferences, camps and programs. This effort
supports the Club’s purpose which is the study of
KBC Scholarship Guidelines
in the Kirtland Bird Club (KBC) is not a requirement
to be eligible to apply. If you are not a member of
the KBC, you should be member of and active in
another organization such as the Ohio Ornithological
Society, the CMNH Future Scientists Program, the
Black Swamp Bird Observatory, the Audubon Society,
the Ohio Young Birders Club, or participate in a
school program such as The Science Olympiad.
scholarship application form is available
here or by calling
a Chair of this committee (440-250-0896) or
(216-283-8734), and the form must be filled out
completely. If you are less than eighteen years old,
a parent or guardian must sign the application. A
letter providing the reason for the request and a
letter of recommendation from an adult who has
knowledge of your interests and activities must
accompany the application.
should have an interest in the study of birds or
some other facet of natural history, including
Conservation. Participation in the organizations or
programs noted in Guideline 1 will be considered
evidence of such interest.
last official meeting of KBC’s fiscal year is the
first Wednesday in June. Applications for financial
support must be submitted in person or by mail by
March 1st of the year for which
support is requested. Scholarships will be awarded
at the June meeting.
recipient of an award from the Scholarship Fund
shall prepare a brief description of the activity
for which the award was given for publication in the
KBC Newsletter. This description should be submitted
within two months following the activity.
Send your application, letter of request, and letter
of recommendation to:
Kirtland Bird Club
4310 Bush Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44109.
Page last updated on
Friday June 26, 2009