By Kyle Jillson | October 1 2013 12:05

NRA scholarship for female conservation enthusiasts now accepting applications

Former scholarship winner Melissa A Stevens

Fairfax, Virginia - If you're a young lady enrolled in a college wildlife management or conservation program, you can receive financial aid from the National Rifle Association.

Established in 2005 by the NRA’s Women’s Policies Committee and administered through The NRA Foundation, the Women's Wildlife Management/Conservation Scholarship is dedicated to assisting women looking for careers in conservation.

Previous winners of the scholarship have shown a devotion to a future in wildlife conservation, have had extensive field work and have been active with outdoor organizations.

Interested? Scholarship applicants must be full-time female college juniors or seniors majoring in wildlife management/conservation who maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0. If you're a past scholarship winner, you can reapply for even more aid! Check out the criteria, supporting materials, general information and the link for the online application at

Applications for the scholarship need to be submitted by November 1, 2013 and we'll name the winner this January.

Good luck.


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