A few organizations offer scholarships to attend FMNP classes. For information on
these opportunities, please contact the organization directly. Opportunities are
posted year-round and are always listed on this webpage.
FMNP Teacher Scholarship
The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Teacher Scholarship is available to
certified Florida teachers who are currently employed by a public or private K-12
school. Scholarships awarded will cover the entire cost of one FMNP core modulemake
or special topics course. Scholarships will be awarded semi-annually on a first-come
first serve basis in each of the 8 geographic regions recognized by the program
(regional boundaries can be viewed here).
The number of scholarships awarded in each region each year will be dependent on
The Steve A. Gaul Master Naturalist Program/ FANREP Memorial Scholarship
Steve Gaul served as the Natural Resources and Agriculture Extension Agent in Nassau County for six years. He was a regular instructor of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) and thoroughly enjoyed teaching others about Florida's natural environments. Steven was also an active member of the Florida Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals (FANREP), and briefly served as its president before his untimely death in 2012. To honor his memory FANREP and the Florida Master Naturalist Program jointly established this scholarship to provide a Florida educator the opportunity to participate in the Florida Master Naturalist Program and expand his/her appreciation and knowledge of Florida's natural environments. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit:
Florida Native Plant Society Conradina Chapter
We are pleased to offer an annual scholarship opportunity to Conradina Chapter members
to attend a Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) module. New memberships are
welcome in order to apply. To qualify, you must be a Conradina chapter member and
reside in Brevard county. More information and an application will be posted here
each year when the scholarship application process opens.
For more information, contact Michelle Provencal.
For information on the Florida Native Plant Society Conradina Chapter, visit the
Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists
FPMN Scholarship Criteria:
- Pinellas County full time resident
- Volunteering or working in the environmental field and showing interest to learn
- In a position to have a positive influence on others (spread the word of lessons
- Nominated by a Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists member
- Ability to fully participate in the class (time off from work, etc.)
Ideally, the candidate will be in a position to share learned experiences with a
great number of people, i.e. have a large sphere of influence both youth and adult.
Qualified applicants will be selected during a random drawing at the Friends of
Pinellas Master Naturalists Board Meeting on May 11 or June 8. Board meetings are
open to members and are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30p.m.
to 8:30p.m. at Panera Bread in Bardmoor located at 10801 Starkey Road , Largo.
For information on the Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists, visit the
Do you have an FMNP scholarship opportunity you'd like to advertise?
Email the FMNP Program Coordinator
or call (352) 294-0757. Thank you!