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The Rebecca Park Scholarship

The Rebecca Park Principles & Practice scholarship is awarded to two students per year in appreciation of Rebecca's dedication to excellence in the field.

Spring submissions open March 1st, close April 1st, midnight Eastern time.

Fall submissions open September 1st, close October 1st, midnight Eastern time.

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Applicants submit a brief essay discussing their quest for excellence in their own work, and how they use this to benefit the community at large.
The Board of Directors will then make the determination of winners.
Essays should be 500 - 1500 words.

One spring winner and one fall winner will be granted enrollment in the IAABC Animal Behavior Consulting: Principles & Practice course according to schedule. The total value of each scholarship is $2,700.00.

Fill out this application form below to apply. The winner will be announced 2 weeks after the deadline.

Application Form


By offering this scholarship we hope to honor and continue the legacy of positivity and professionalism that Rebecca brought to her community.

IAABC Mission Statement

The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) elevates animal behavior consulting and training worldwide through ethical standards and the effective use of Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) practices.

The IAABC is a certifying organization providing evidence-based education, professional development, and networking for animal behavior professionals and the public we serve.