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2004 Texas Big Game Awards College Scholarships Now Available
SAN ANTONIO — Applications for the 4th Annual Texas Big Game Awards’ $20,000 Wildlife Conservation College Scholarship Program are now available. The $500 scholarships sponsored by Carter’s Country Outdoor Stores will be available for the 2004-05 school year.
For more than 12 years, the TBGA program, a partnership of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Wildlife Association, has been recognizing the contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas’ private lands. The program is designed to help citizens realize that "Hunting Equals Habitat."
Any entering college freshman (graduating high school senior), or entering college sophomore or entering college junior pursuing any field of study is eligible to apply for one of more than 30 available scholarships.
In addition, the partners are offering one $1,000 overall scholarship that will be awarded at the TBGA’s Statewide Awards Banquet, held in conjunction with the
Texas Wildlife Association’s 19th Annual Convention.
The 2003 Statewide Banquet is slated for June 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort here. The scholarship applications will be reviewed and ranked by a statewide scoring committee using set criteria. Although students do not have to participate in the TBGA to be eligible for the scholarships, those who have entered the TBGA will receive a preference point during the scoring process. Other contributors may also donate to the scholarship fund, therefore increasing the amount of each scholarship.
In order to receive a TBGA scholarship, recipients must be able to attend the Regional TBGA Banquet in their home region.
To determine when and where each Regional Banquet is being held, as well as to download the application, please visit (http://220.127.116.11/).
Applications are available on the TBGA website or by calling the Texas Wildlife Association at (800) 839-9453, ext. 114. Applications will soon be available through certain college agriculture and wildlife departments and high school agriculture departments. All applications must be postmarked by March 1.
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