Scholarship Recipient Spends Three Months in USA
"The Asian Scholarship Program for In-Situ Chelonian
Conservation," is quite a mouthful. "In-situ" refers to a species'
natural habitat. "Chelonia" (pronounced "Kee-lone-ee-ah) is the Order
which includes all turtles and tortoises.
"ASP scholarships allow exceptional college students
from Asia to study in the USA for three months to learn the latest field
and lab techniques in turtle conservation. Many past scholarship
recipients have gone on to do amazing work.
In 2008 the TTT contributed $6000.00 towwards
scholarships for two amazing students, Chey Koulang of Cambodia, and
Pelf Nyok of Malaysia.