|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 of 3.0 majoring in wildlife management/conservation.|
"Hunters, men and women, contribute more in support of wildlife conservation than any other group in America. The Women of the NRA are absolutely committed to the tradition, to wildlife conservation, and to the expanding role of women, not only in the shooting sports, but in the conservation of wildlife for generations to come," said Sue King, Chair, Women’s Policies Committee, National Rifle Association.
The scholarship recipient will be selected in May of 2006 by the Women's Policies Committee with funding beginning for the Fall Semester of 2006.
Application forms, criteria, supporting materials and general information may be found at www.nrafoundation.org/Womens_Scholarship_2006.doc.
Information may also be obtained by calling Sandy Elkin at 703-267-1131 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed application forms with all supporting information and materials, postmarked by April 15, 2006, should be sent to: The NRA Foundation, Women's Scholarship, Attn: Sandy Elkin, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030.
To support the Women's Wildlife Management/Conservation Scholarship, from the Women of the NRA, please send contributions to The NRA Foundation, c/o Sandy Elkin at 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Contributions to The NRA Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by federal law.