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Deadline approaching for McDowell scholarship applications

MISSOULA, Montana – The Outdoor Writers Association of America is now accepting applications for its Bodie McDowell scholarship program. Scholarships are for the 2015-16 academic year. Application postmark deadline is March 2, 2015.

Established in 1966, more than $100,000 in scholarships has been awarded since 2002. Approximately $22,000 in scholarships will be awarded in 2015. Each scholarship includes a one-year student membership with OWAA.

The Bodie McDowell scholarship program is open to undergraduate and graduate-level college students from all communications and journalism disciplines and all schools. Undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior years of study; graduate student applicants must have at least one remaining year of study.

Benefits of OWAA student membership include 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.

Applications for the 2015-16 award are available online. For applications, deadlines and additional information about the Bodie McDowell scholarship and other awards available through OWAA, visit http://owaa.org/programs/scholarships-fellowships/bodie-mcdowell-scholarship. For questions/comments or to request information for a student you know, call OWAA at 406-728-7434 or email info@owaa.org.

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