College Scholarship

Every spring, the Brown County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America accepts applications for the Ray Kliss and Past President's Memorial Scholarship. All State of Wisconsin residents that will be studying environmental science and related conservation programs at the college or technical school level in the Fall/Winter of 2023/2024 are eligible for a scholarship, up to $1,000.00, as well as students already enrolled in college or technical schools. Funding comes from an endowment established to honor Ray Kliss, past President of the Brown County Chapter and all past presidents of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America.

Applications for interested students consist of a resume, a school transcript and three letters of reference submitted by March 31, 2023. Provide an address, phone number, and the school and program which the student is planning to enroll or now attends, if already out of high school. People familiar with the activities and character of the student should provide these references. Supplemental information, in the form of a cover letter, indicating activities and interests in environmental issues will also be accepted with the resumes.

Mail all applications to:

Scholarship Committee

Brown County Chapter- Izaak Walton League

PO Box 5391

De Pere, WI 54115

The Izaak Walton League is dedicated toward maintaining the highest standards of environmental conservation. One aspect of those standards is the promotion of careers in the environmental sciences. Therefore, applicants will not only be evaluated on the basis of need but also on their character, leadership and educational desire and initiative in the areas of environmental science studies.

Please contact Steve Labs at if you want additional assistance concerning the scholarship program.