88

scholarships awarded

 

31

countries represented by the WCN scholars

 

11

years that the Scholarship Program has supported emerging wildlife conservation leaders

 

Meet our current scholars

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2015 WCN Scholars

Rinzin Phunjok Lama
Nepal
Snow Leopard

Manoj Bhusal
Nepal
Red Panda

Lara Heidel
Argentina
Andean Cat

Jaffar Ud Din
Pakistan
Snow leopard

Gebeyehu Rskay Kassa
Ethiopia
Ethiopian Wolf

Deo Kujirakwinja
DRC
Chimpanzee

Ashan Thudugala
Sri Lanka
Fishing cat, Rusty's spotted cat, Jungle cat

Arjun Srivathsa
India
Dhole (Asiatic wild dog)

Anita Bousa

Laos
Saola

Alejandra Rocio Torrez
Bolivia
Andean cat

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
Tanzania
Lion

Carol Bogezi
Uganda
Lion, African Elephant, Crocodile

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

Morulaganyi Kokole
Botswana
Cheetah

Twongeirwe Medard
Uganda
Multiple species in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Girma Eshete
Ethiopia
Ethiopian wolf

Oki Hadian
Indonesia
Sumatran Tiger, Elephant, Rhino, Orangutan

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

2012 WCN Scholars

Jassiel M'soka
Zambia
Cheetah, African wild dog

Chanthasone Phommachanh
Laos
Saola

Nadya Sulikhan
Russia
Siberian tiger, Far Eastern leopard

Donny Sumartono
Indonesia
Sumatran elephant

Daniel Letoiye
Kenya
Grevy's zebra

Thendi Tagwa
Botswana
Cheetah

Dedi Candra
Indonesia
Sumatran & Javan rhinos

Mbumba Marufo
Mozambique
African elephant

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

Tobias Ochieng
Kenya
African elephant

Gaspard Abitsi
Gabon
Forest elephant

2011 WCN Scholars

Andriansyah
Indonesia
Sumatran rhino, Bornean orangutan, Sumatran elephant

Yuan Lei
China
Wild camel

Fabián Beltrán
Bolivia
Andean cat, Pampas cat, puma, Andean fox

Nikolay Kazakov
Russia
Amur tigers, Far Eastern leopards

Simon Nampindo
Uganda
Wildlife in the Albertine Rift region

Keitumetse Ngaka
Botswana
Lions and other predators

Santi Saypanya
Laos
Tiger

Resson Kantai
Kenya
African elephant

2010 WCN Scholars

Peter Lalampaa
Kenya
Grevy's zebra

Ipeleng Randome
Botswana
Cheetah

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

Dejene Deme
Ethiopia
Ethiopian wolf

Agostinho Jorge
Mozambique
Leopard

2009 WCN Scholars

Phale Seele
Botswana
Cheetah

Morulaganyi Kokole
Botswana
Cheetah

Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar (Buuvei)
Mongolia
Saiga antelope

2008 WCN Scholars

Ezequiel Fabiano
Namibia
Cheetah

Magdalena Bennett
Chile
Andean cat

Tserennadmid Mijiddorj (Nadia)
Mongolia
Snow leopard

Juan Reppucci
Argentina
Andean cat

2007 WCN Scholars

Shivani Bhalla
Kenya
Lion

Rocio Palacios
Argentina
Andean cat

Nadezhda Arylova
Russian Republic of Kalmykia
Saiga antelope

Yin Yufeng
China
Chinese mountain cat

Bonnie Schumann
South Africa
Riverine rabbit

Zegeye Kibrit
Ethiopia
Ethiopian wolf

Matti Nghikembua
Namibia
Cheetah

 


2017 WCN Scholar: Thaís Queiroz Morcatty

Thaís Queiroz Morcatty's fascination with nature began when she was a child. Growing up in the city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil, she spent long hours observing and reading about nature, science, and wildlife. Early on in her academic career,

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