Outdoor Writers Association of America Inc. (OWAA) sponsors a Bodie McDowell Scholarship program for tomorrow's communicators. OWAA is interested in rewarding outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who are working toward careers in outdoor writing, radio and television, wildlife photography, art, lecturing or video and film making. Ideal candidates are talented communicators with outdoor interests who want to become professionals in the outdoor communications field.
Judges look for applicants with talent, promise and firsthand outdoor knowledge. Applications are rated on clarity, organization and originality. Grade-point average is also considered.
Scholarship awardees receive a complimentary one-year student membership in OWAA.
The application deadline for the upcoming academic year is annually announced in late fall. Please select website link listed below to view this information.
Bodie McDowell scholarship awards are usually given annually to three or more students. Awards can range from $1,000 to $5,000.
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.
For more information and to apply visit http://owaa.org/programs/scholarships-fellowships/bodie-mcdowell-scholar...
Outdoor Writers Association of America
615 Oak St., Ste. 201
Missoula, MT 59801