NRA Foundation Women’s Wildlife Management/Conservation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020

Sunday
Awarded By:

National Rifle Association Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Must be a female.
  5. Must be a full-time student (12 or more credit hours per semester).
  6. Must major in wildlife management/conservation.
  7. Must be a college junior or senior at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. female college juniors and seniors who are majoring in wildlife management/conservation. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and enroll full time.

Application requirements for the NRA Foundation Women’s Wildlife Management/Conservation Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Reference
Additional Information: In addition to standard eligibility requirements, selection will be based on the following: honors and awards or special accomplishments; service (extracurricular activities, volunteer work, community service); work experience; memberships in any organizations or societies; references; and the application essay. Please note: Relatives of NRA Women's Policies Committee members are not eligible to apply. The term 'relatives' includes the following: spouse, parent, child, sibling, in-law, grandchild, aunt, niece or step-relative. The term also includes individuals with whom the Women's Policies Committee member has a close personal relationship, such as domestic partners, cohabitants or significant others.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Scholarship award checks will be made payable and forwarded to the registrar's office or financial aid office of the college or university attended by the applicant. The scholarship award funds will be disbursed by the educational institution and may be used for tuition, books, campus fees, and room and board. Students may reapply each year by submitting a new application; they will then be placed in that year's pool of applicants for possible selection. The recipient will be required to provide a transcript of his/her grades each semester to show that the minimum grade point average of 3.0 and the minimum course load of 12 credit hours are being maintained.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, November 1, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, November 1, 2020

Applications are available online on the National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: a current official transcript; proof of enrollment as a full-time student; a typed, double-spaced essay of 200 to 300 words answering the question 'Is hunting a valid wildlife management/conservation tool? Please justify'; and one academic reference (a reference form is included in the application). A reference from a wildlife professional is optional (form also included in the application). The completed application and all supporting materials must be sent to the address provided, postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Sandy Elkin
Address: 11250 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, Virginia 22030

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