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2018 Notice to Members: IRK Scholarship

October 5, 2017

Dear ZRA members,

As part of its on-going commitment to furthering quality animal records, ZRA provides a scholarship to cover tuition at the AZA member rate for the AZA Institutional Records Keeping (IRK) course. The next course will be held in Wheeling, WV from 12-17 February 2018 and the scholarship application for the course is now posted on the ZRA website, on the Committee Resources page; look for it in the Training Committee section.

The application document also contains all information regarding qualifications, required documentation, and deadlines. If you are considering applying for this tuition grant, please note the following timetable: completed applications are due by 20 October 2017 and the notification of the award will be made by 1 November 2017. Please also note that the ZRA scholarship covers tuition at the AZA member rate. If you have any questions not addressed in the document, please contact jwatson@houstonzoo.org.

Training Committee

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