72

scholarships awarded

 

30

countries represented by the WCN scholars

 

8

years that the Scholarship Program has supported emerging wildlife conservation leaders

 

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2014 WCN Scholars

Carla Mere
Peru
Woolly monkey

Dina Farfan Flores
Peru
Andean cat

Festus Wanderi Ihwagi
Kenya
African elephant

Gabriela Cabral Rezende
Brazil
Black lion tamarin

Germain A. Mavah
Republic of Congo
African elephant, gorilla, chimpanzee

Kgotla Phale Phale
Botswana
Cheetah

Liang Song Horng
Malaysia
Tiger

Ranjini Murali
India
Snow Leopard

Rodrigo Villalobos Aguirre
Chile
Andean cat, cougar, colocolo wildcat

Roger Patrick Boundja
Republic of Congo
African forest elephant

Simbarashe Chiseva
Zimbabwe
Black and white rhinos

Thandiwe Mweetwa
Zambia
African lion

2013 WCN Scholars

Neovitus Cassian Sianga
Country: Tanzania
Species: Lion

Carol Bogezi
Country: Uganda
Species: Lion, African Elephant, Crocodile

Meghna Krishnadas
Country: India
Species: Hornbills, imperial pigeons, Lion-tailed macaques, muntjac, sambhar deer, civets

Morulaganyi Kokole
Country: Botswana
Species: Cheetah

Twongeirwe Medard
Country: Uganda
Species: Multiple species in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Girma Eshete
Country: Ethiopia
Species: Ethiopian wolf

Oki Hadian
Country: Indonesia
Species: Sumatran Tiger, Elephant, Rhino, Orangutan

Inaoyom Sunday Imong
Country: Nigeria
Species: Cross River gorilla and other primates and large mammals

2012 WCN Scholars

Jassiel M'soka
Country: Zambia
Species: Cheetah, African wild dog

Chanthasone Phommachanh
Country: Laos
Species: Saola

Nadya Sulikhan
Country: Russia
Species: Siberian tiger, Far Eastern leopard

Donny Sumartono
Country: Indonesia
Species: Sumatran elephant

Daniel Letoiye
Country: Kenya
Species: Grevy's zebra

Thendi Tagwa
Country: Botswana
Species: Cheetah

Dedi Candra
Country: Indonesia
Species: Sumatran & Javan rhinos

Mbumba Marufo
Country: Mozambique
Species: African elephant

Montan Kalyahe
Country: Tanzania
Species: Lion, cheetah, African wild dog, spotted hyena, leopard

Tobias Ochieng
Country: Kenya
Species: African elephant

Gaspard Abitsi
Country: Gabon
Species: Forest elephant

2011 WCN Scholars

Andriansyah
Country: Indonesia
Species: Sumatran rhino, Bornean orangutan, Sumatran elephant

Yuan Lei
Country: China
Species: Wild camel

Fabián Beltrán
Country: Bolivia
Species: Andean cat, Pampas cat, puma, Andean fox

Nikolay Kazakov
Country: Russia
Species: Amur tigers, Far Eastern leopards

Simon Nampindo
Country: Uganda
Species: Wildlife in the Albertine Rift region

Keitumetse Ngaka
Country: Botswana
Species: Lions and other predators

Santi Saypanya
Country: Laos
Species: Tiger

Resson Kantai
Country: Kenya
Species: African elephant

2010 WCN Scholars

Peter Lalampaa
Country: Kenya
Species: Grevy's zebra

Ipeleng Randome
Country: Botswana
Species: Cheetah

Jean Paul M'Monga Kiete
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Species: Okapi

Dejene Deme
Country: Ethiopia
Species: Ethiopian wolf

Agostinho Jorge
Country: Mozambique
Species: Leopard

2009 WCN Scholars

Phale Seele
Country: Botswana
Species: Cheetah

Morulaganyi Kokole
Country: Botswana
Species: Cheetah

Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar (Buuvei)
Country: Mongolia
Species: Saiga antelope

2008 WCN Scholars

Ezequiel Fabiano
Country: Namibia
Species: Cheetah

Magdalena Bennett
Country: Chile
Species: Andean cat

Tserennadmid Mijiddorj (Nadia)
Country: Mongolia
Species: Snow leopard

Juan Reppucci
Country: Argentina
Species: Andean cat

2007 WCN Scholars

Shivani Bhalla
Country: Kenya
Species: Lion

Rocio Palacios
Country: Argentina
Species: Andean cat

Nadezhda Arylova
Country: Russian Republic of Kalmykia
Species: Saiga antelope

Yin Yufeng
Country: China
Species: Chinese mountain cat

Bonnie Schumann
Country: South Africa
Species: Riverine rabbit

Zegeye Kibrit
Country: Ethiopia
Species: Ethiopian wolf

Matti Nghikembua
Country: Namibia
Species: Cheetah