Robert P. Karr Scholarship

ROBERT P. KARR SCHOLARSHIP

Learn about the scholarship, including eligibility criteria, how to apply, and more. Have a question about the scholarship that isn’t answered below? Please reach out to the graduate program team at eec@islandwood.org.

ABOUT THE ROBERT P. KARR SCHOLARSHIP

This annual scholarship awards five students $20,000 towards their studies in the IslandWood Graduate Program in Education for Environment and Community. Established in memory of Robert P. Karr, the scholarship reflects his commitment to contributing to the much-needed diversity of the environmental education field by supporting teacher candidates who are BIPOC, first generation college graduates, or who demonstrate financial need, prioritized in that order.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for the 2022 – 2023 cohort scholarship are now open. Please submit your application by May 1.

Graduate student Morgan Malley instructing School Overnight Program students in the forest.