Opportunities and Resources
In addition to the scholarships below, the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and the University of Montana also offer a range of scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, visit the FCFC scholarship page.
- AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
- AISES Chevron Corporation Scholarship
- AISES Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program
- AISES Oracle Academy Scholarship
- AISES Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
- Native American Natural Resource Research Scholarship
Native Science Fellows from Hopa Mountain
Salish Kootenai College Center for Tribal Research and Education in Ecosystem Sciences (TREES) partners with the BIA to provide Pathways internship opportunities to students that are majoring in forestry and an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. This is a multiple year program that pays $5,000 per academic year toward tuition, provides a summer job in forestry with the BIA or a tribe, trainings in tribal silviculture and the guarantee of a conversion to a professional series job with the BIA or a tribe upon successful completion. Apply on USAJobs.
Yellowstone National Park Native American Resource Management Internships
- Native American Resource Management Internship (pdf) - Work in Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. The majority of position duties are associated with vegetation management but may also include educating and managing visitors, data entry and database management, and forest and residential pest management.
- Native American Archeology Program Internship - Work with the Yellowstone National Park archeologist as part of a team responsible for inventory, monitoring, evaluation, and management of cultural resources within the park.
The SBFC Wilderness Ranger Intern program (.pdf) is a 14-week internship for military veterans and college students doing undergraduate or graduate work in conservation, resource management, wilderness, recreation or related fields. The internship offers wilderness skills training including the basics of trail maintenance, Wilderness First Responder, and Wilderness Act history and policy, followed by 12 weeks working in the Selway-Bitterroot and Frank Church Wilderness areas, with trained wilderness professionals, U.S. Forest Service managers and volunteers.
FCFC Student Resources
Visit the W.A. Franke College of Forestry Student Resources page for more information on:
- Course Syllabi
- Student Clubs
UM Student Resources
Visit the my.umt.edu page for more information on a variety of resources like some listed below:
- Financial Resources
Plateau Peoples' Web Portal - This portal is a collaboratively
curated and reciprocally managed archive of Plateau cultural
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
Fish and Wildlife Service - Native American Program
Working together with Native American Liaisons and officials from among the Federally recognized Tribes nationwide, the Office of the Native American Liaison identifies areas where both Federal and Tribal conservation efforts can most effectively conserve fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats.