Doug Kerr Memorial Scholarship Fund
The New York Bowhunters, Inc. Doug Kerr Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to give financial aid to NYB family members enrolled in college. Ideally, studies related to environmental and wildlife conservation are preferred, however, other majors will be considered. To be eligible, the applicant must be a member or have a parent or guardian who is a member in good standing with New York Bowhunters, Inc. The applicant must be in their senior year of high school when the application is submitted. The applicant must have a letter of acceptance to an accredited school by the first semester of the same year the application was submitted.
The scholarship, not to exceed $500/year, will not be awarded until the first semester has been successfully completed. All applications must be received by March 1st of each calendar year. If there are no high school senior applicants, other qualified applicants may be considered. The same requirements will apply. Applicants must provide an official copy of a transcript showing grades for the entire enrollment in all high schools, colleges, or universities attended. An essay of 250 to 400 words must be submitted with the application. The essay is intended to show that the applicant has put serious thought into their career choice in their particular field of study and their goals. The NYB Doug Kerr Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee members will review the applications and recommendations will be presented to the Board of Directors for final approval.
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