Grad student Alicia Edwards wins scholarship to support Micronesians in conservation fields
By Micronesian Conservation Trust for the Marianas Variety
Launched in 2017, the Bill Raynor Micronesia Challenge or BRMC Scholarship was established to support young Micronesians in obtaining post-secondary degrees in environment, conservation, and related fields and to return home and support conservation efforts in the region, many of which, the late Bill Raynor started during his time.
To date, over 15 students have received scholarships from this program with 100% of them returning to their home islands to work. This year, two more Micronesian women were awarded the BRMC scholarship to complete their masters degrees. ...