Fish and Game BOW scholarships are available

Several scholarships are available to defray the cost of attending New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) fall weekend workshop. (COURTESY PHOTO)

CONCORD — Several scholarships are available to defray the cost of attending New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) fall weekend workshop. To be considered for financial assistance, interested women must mail a completed scholarship application postmarked by April 29, along with a written statement and $40 application deposit. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you do not receive a scholarship, the $40 scholarship application fee will be returned OR may be applied to the regular registration fee if you choose to register for the fall weekend without a scholarship.

To apply for a BOW scholarship, download and complete an application today at tinyurl.com/uuumfgf.

Please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is received in time. Applications postmarked after April 29 will not be accepted.

Among the BOW scholarships being offered this year is a special mother-daughter scholarship — both mother and daughter must apply (the daughter must be age 18 or older). There is also an Elkins Fish and Game Club scholarship for a woman who is a resident of the Kearsarge area. Several more general scholarships are also available.

Those who are offered a fall BOW scholarship must also register for the fall program; registration opens June 3. You must register even if you have received a scholarship. Please note that being awarded a scholarship does not guarantee your placement in specific classes.

New Hampshire’s Fall Becoming an Outdoors Woman weekend will take place Sept, 11-13 at Rockywold/Deephaven Camps on Squam Lake in Holderness.

Participants select four sessions from more than 30 different outdoor skills workshops, including archery, fishing, camping, field dressing game, hiking, kayaking, rifle, shotgun, nature photography, outdoor survival, outdoor cooking, mountain biking, map and compass and more. The regular cost of the fall BOW weekend is $425, which includes lodging, meals, class materials, and instruction.

New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman program is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (wildnh.com) and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (nhwf.org).

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