Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Offers Scholarship

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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo entrance

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is offering a one-time $2000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior pursuing an animal related career.

The Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship is awarded based on the applicant’s character, commitment to the stewardship of animals, financial need, and scholastic achievement.

Graduating high school seniors in Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties in Indiana are eligible to apply.

Interested students can download an application at Students may also request an application by calling the zoo office at 260-427- 6800. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2019.

The Fort Wayne Zoological Society established the Scholarship in 1992 to honor the distinguished career of the late Dr. Larry Ackerman, who served as the zoo’s veterinarian for 25 years.

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