JANUARY 11, 2019

OWAA Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Outdoor Writers Association of America is accepting applications for its Bodie McDowell Scholarship through March 1, 2019.

The Bodie McDowell Scholarship program is open to all college students from all communications and journalism disciplines and all schools. Candidates should have clear, significant goals in outdoor communications.

OWAA has awarded more than $130,000 in scholarships since 2010. Since 1966, OWAA’s endowment trustees have distributed funds to college scholarship recipients in accordance with OWAA bylaws.

The Bodie McDowell Scholarship Fund will award up to $23,000 to outstanding students for the 2019-20 academic year. Individual awards typically range from $1,000 to $5,000. Each scholarship awardee also receives a complimentary one-year student membership with OWAA, which includes a one-year subscription to OWAA’s magazine, Outdoors Unlimited, access to member discounts and job listings, plus the chance to earn conference registration scholarships and more.

For more information about the 2019-20 Bodie McDowell Scholarship, visit http://owaa.org/programs/scholarships-fellowships/bodie-mcdowell-scholarshipor download the application:

Download the Bodie McDowell Scholarship Application
This annual award honors Bodie McDowell, an OWAA member since 1961, a past OWAA President (1971-72) and a retired outdoors newspaper editor (Greensboro News & Record).

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OWAA is The Voice of the Outdoors®. The Outdoor Writers Association of America is the oldest and largest association of professional outdoor communicators in the United States. It was organized in 1927 by members of the Izaak Walton League of America and includes professional communicators dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience. OWAA’s professionals include writers, photographers, outdoors radio- and television-show hosts, book authors, videographers, lecturers and artists. The association is headquartered in Missoula, Mont. For more information, contact Outdoor Writers Association of America, 2814 Brooks St., Box 442, Missoula, Montana 59801; 406-728-7434,info@owaa.org; www.owaa.org.