The Northwest Texas Field and Stream Association was organized in 1928 and chartered by the State of Texas as a non-profit charitable and educational association in 1945. The association has over 3,000 family members that support conservation and outdoor opportunities for youth in the community.
The Northwest Texas Field and Stream Association’s charter promotes conservation of fish and wildlife along with their habitat and fosters the education of good ethical behavior as it relates to the use of our natural resources, firearm use, and general safety. We support law enforcement and applicable regulatory agencies in their mission to support conservation and we offer programs for our members and youth at large to educate them to be better stakeholders in the field of conservation.
This scholarship is for a total of $1,000.00 ($500.00 for each of two consecutive semesters) Fall and Spring semesters. The recipient will not receive any monies directly, but will have a fund set up, in their name, with the approved educational institution’s financial aid office with which they are enrolled with, who will administer the scholarship for the recipient.
Proof of continued eligibility for the second semester is the responsibility of the recipient to demonstrate to the Northwest Texas Field & Stream Assoc. their eligibility by presenting an official transcript at least two weeks prior to re-enrolling. The Northwest Texas Field & Stream Assoc. reserves the right to withdraw and/or preserve scholarship monies based on the conditions outlined in our eligibility requirements OR based on unforeseen conditions affecting the recipient, if that recipient makes an application to the Northwest Texas Field & Stream Assoc. requesting and explaining such request, in writing. No monies will be held for any recipient for longer than two (2) years, for any reason, from the original date of award.
Applicants must have had been a permanent resident of one of the following Texas counties: Archer, Baylor, Clay, Jacksboro, Young, Wichita, or Wilbarger. Permanent residence is defined as where you lived at the time of your graduation from public educational requirements.
Recipients must have a declared major/minor in a field of study that would prepare them for work in a field related to conservation as it relates to our mission.
To apply you must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more per semester) in an accredited Texas College or University OR be a graduating High School Senior OR those who have a Texas accredited GED or Home Schooled Completion Certificate. College students must be currently enrolled with less than 24 hours prior to being eligible for graduation and High School graduates must have been already accepted into an accredited Texas College or University. Applicants must not have been placed on either disciplinary or academic probation/suspension. Proof of eligibility to enroll is required by all applicants. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA to remain eligible.
A copy of an Official Transcript from all colleges/universities attended or from the High School the applicant graduated from, or the facility/school district a GED was obtained is required to be included in your application.
Applications must be received by the Northwest Texas Field and Stream Association by June 1st.
Board member Don Morgan (center) introduced the two scholarship winners for 2014.
John Eakin (left), a senior at MSU is majoring in Organism Biology. Casey Allen (right) is a senior at MSU majoring in Criminal Justice hoping to become a game warden.
Congratulations to these deserving students!