Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be an NTA member in good standing for 3 consecutive years. Qualified dependents, children and step-children under the age of 21 and spouses are eligible.
- Must intend to use scholarship funds for education in taxidermy, wildlife conservation or related field.
- Must fill out a scholarship application and submit a 250 word essay on why you are pursuing an education in taxidermy, wildlife conservation or related field and what the art of taxidermy and/or wildlife conservation means to you. Why would you be a good investment if awarded this scholarship? 2020 applications and essays must be received by July 7, 2021 and may be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to NTA 1615 Montana Street, Missoula, MT 59801.
- No relatives of standing NTA board members or officers are eligible.
Two $1,500 NTA Scholarships are available each year to be awarded to qualified applicants. Recipients will be chosen by board review and announced at the annual NTA national convention.
Scholarship funds will be dispersed directly to the educational institution or instructor for the recipient.
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