Madson Fellowship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 01, 2020

Awarded By

Outdoor Writers Association of America, Inc.

Award Amount

The award amount varies based on the applicant's need and will be reimbursed pending the recipient's submission of receipts. Last year, over $2,400 was awarded to the two recipients. Awards are offered annually and are non-renewable. The fellowship can be used to reimburse tuition/registration and room and board costs, as well as qualifying travel or miscellaneous expenses.


The number of awards offered varies annually and is dependent on funding and the number of eligible applicants. Last year, two awards were offered.

Additional Information

OWAA’s John Madson Fellowship provides funding to attend educational opportunities, including the OWAA annual conference and Goldenrod Writing Workshop. Educational programs do not have to be OWAA-organized programs. The fellowship is funded through the John Madson Fellowship Fund, an endowment that thrives primarily through OWAA member contributions and fundraising efforts. Its goal is to enhance professional communication skills for as many members as possible. After attending the OWAA annual conference, Goldenrod Writing Workshop or other educational programs, fellowship recipients will submit receipts for reimbursement. Miscellaneous expenses must be itemized.

Deadline Info

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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