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Bodie McDowell Scholarship

Currently accepting applications. Scholarships are for the 2015-16 academic year.

Application postmark deadline: March 2, 2015.


Bodie McDowell scholarship awards are usually given annually to three or more students. Awards can range from $1,000 to $5,000. For this next scholarship season, a total of about $24,000 has been earmarked for students.


Career goals in outdoor communications, examples of work and letters of recommendation. Academic achievement is considered but is not among the top three selection criteria.


Recipients must be students of outdoor communications fields including print, photography, film, art or broadcasting. Open to eligible students in two categories:

  1. Undergraduate students entering junior or senior years of study
  2. Graduate students


Scholarship program open to all college students, undergraduates in their Junior or Senior year of study and graduate level, from all communications and journalism disciplines and all schools. If you know a student with an outdoor emphasis who might benefit from the Bodie McDowell Scholarship, ask him or her to apply!

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