Women’s Wildlife Management / Conservation Scholarship, USA

Scholarship for Women’s in the field of Wildlife Management / Conservation

The Women’s Policies Committee of the National Rifle Association has established the Women’s Wildlife Management / Conservation Scholarship, to be administered by the NRA Foundation.

This women’s scholarship, from the Women of the NRA, is a renewable, one – year, $ 1,000 scholarship available to full – time college juniors or seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0, majoring in wildlife management / conservation.

Standard Eligibility Requirements :

  • Female
  • Enrolled as full – time college junior or senior (12 credit hours per semester minimum)
  • Majoring in the field of wildlife management / conservation
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, supported by an official transcript
  • Relatives of NRA Women’s Policies Committee 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.)
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Required Application Material :

  • Completed application form
  • Current official transcript
  • Proof of enrollment as a full – time student (junior or senior classification) with a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
  • Essay of 250 – 300 words (typed / double spaced)
  • Reference(s) :
    1. One academic reference is required
    2. One reference from a wildlife professional is optional

Women’s Scholarship Selection Criteria :

In addition to the above mentioned 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
  • At least one reference (one academic reference is required; a second reference from a wildlife professional is optional)
  • Essay

Application Closing Date : 15th November 2010.

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