Elephant Management and Care Scholarship
The Elephant Care and Management Scholarship promotes professional training for elephant managers in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. The two-year scholarship allows the recipient to participate in the Association of Zoos & Aquarium’s (AZA) Principles of Elephant Management I & II professional training program courses. While attending the course, the scholarship recipient will receive the latest information and training available in the field of elephant management and conservation. Likewise, the individual will have an opportunity to share professional experiences and establish working partnerships with their North American counterparts.
Applicants must be employees or associates of Latin American zoological institutions or related facilities and have prior experience with elephant management and care. The applicant's work institution must care for elephants in their animal collection.
Applicants must possess a functional proficiency in English.
HOW TO APPLY
Download the application form*
E-mail a copy of your completed application to
Please include a copy of your curriculum vitae (CV).
Send questions to
* This scholarship is not available for the 2019-2020 program year.
YEAR NAME INSTITUTION
2013-2014 Ivan Vega Cervantes Africam Safari
WAYS YOU CAN ACT
For Additional Details
Contact ZCOG for details on how your institution can establish an annual conservation scholarship award
Ivan Vega Cervantes
Elephant Curator at Africam Safari. Attended AZA's Principles of Elephant Management I and II courses in 2013 and 2014, respectively.
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