Bill Rogers Memorial Wildlife Scholarship
“The key to the future of
trapping is through education.”
What is the
Bill Rogers Memorial Wildlife Scholarship?
The Colorado Trappers and Predator Hunters Association
Selection Committee awards a $1000 scholarship to a student pursuing a higher
education. Half is paid upon proof of first semester registration and the
second half upon proof of second semester registration and evidence of a 3.0
grade point average. The scholarship must be used within one year of being
awarded and may be awarded regardless of other scholarships. The
application deadline is MAY 1st, every year. Scholarship applications should be sent to the
1005 Nancy St.
Ft.Morgan, CO 80701
Or submitted via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who is eligible?
To be eligible you must:
· Intend to pursue a higher education and a career
in any field, however preferences will be given to the following fields:
· Environmental Sciences Forestry
· Fields related to Wildlife Management
· Fields related Agriculture
· Maintain a 3.0 or B average at time of application.
· Plan to attend any accredited four year college
or university, a two-year campus which is part of a larger school system, a
two-year community college, or an accredited technical college.
· Maintain a minimum of 12 credits per semester
· Be truthful, friendly and have a love for nature
and a desire to learn more about our living natural resources.
What other things does the Selection Committee consider?
The Selection Committee will
consider financial need, work history, and extracurricular activities.
Preference will also be given to applicants who are members or whose parents or
guardians have been and are currently active members of the Colorado Trappers and Predator Hunters Association .
Naming of alternate by Selection Committee:
If recipient decides by August 15th not to go to college, the money will be awarded to an
The Colorado Trappers and Predator Hunters Association is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to:
Conserving Colorado’s Fur Resource
Preserving Trappers’ Rights
Ø Increasing Public
Awareness of Trapping Issues and
Ø Continuing Our Fur Trade Heritage
Recipients of the 2016 Bill Rogers Scholarship
Dear Mr. Cliffords,