George V. Soule Scholarship - 2016

The Ruffed Grouse Society of Maine is pleased to offer a $4,000 scholarship to a deserving student who will be starting their education in one of the following areas of study: Wildlife Conservation, Conservation Law Enforcement, Forest Management or a related field that is supportive of the broad goals of the Ruffed Grouse Society at both the regional and national level. Applicants must intend to become a practitioner in one of the above-mentioned fields, preferably in the state of Maine.

• Must be a resident of Maine. 
• Must have successfully completed a high school diploma.
• Must enroll in an approved undergraduate program for the 2016 fall semester.

This scholarship is available to students who have successfully completed a high school diploma.

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application below. Also attach a copy of your high school transcript. Telephone interviews may be conducted so please make sure you include an active telephone number and email address on your application.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, April 1, 2016. This deadline is firm so please mail your application in time to allow for delivery. 

Please submit questions, resumes/applications electronically (MS Word or PDF files only) to or by U.S. Postal mail to:

Ruffed Grouse Society 
Dr. Mary Richards 
P.O. Box 1208
Rangeley, Me. 04970

Electronic submissions are preferred.

Note: Recipients will not receive this scholarship until the committee receives a transcript of the winning applicant's first semester grades. The transcript must  reflect an earned Grade Point Average of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale). In addition, the recipient must be eligible and registered for the following semester.

2016 Scholarship Application (Microsoft Word)
2016 Scholarship Application (pdf)

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