National Outdoor Recreation Conference 

2015 Student Scholars

Scholarship Opportunities

The National Outdoor Recreation Conference (NORC) is the premier opportunity for new professionals and students to present their work, learn about best practices and network with outdoor recreation professionals. SORP provides scholarships to students and new professionals to facilitate participation in the conference and to help foster the next generation of outdoor recreation professionals. 

  • Student scholarship recipients are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time in an outdoor recreation research, planning, management, or policy development or closely related degree program. Applicants do not need to be current SORP members. The scholarship includes a full conference registration and a SORP membership. 
  • New Professional Scholarship recipients are employed in the outdoor recreation profession and have completed an outdoor recreation degree within the last five years or be under 35 years of age. Applicants must be current SORP members. The scholarship includes a full conference registration and a $750 cash stipend for a portion of lodging and travel-related expenses. 

Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the full conference and may be asked to assist with various tasks during the conference.

SORP is now accepting applications for 2019 NORC scholarships. Please visit the scholarship page of the 2019 NORC website to learn more and apply for a 2019 scholarship.

Scholarship Endorsement