JSC Scholarship

Overview

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This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior high school student who wishes to further their education in the field of conservation, environmental sciences, natural resources or a related field of study. Applicants must have demonstrated an appreciation and concern for our natural resources and have an interest in environmental issues, ecology or conservation. 

Award amount and source of funds: 

  • The Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club funds this scholarship. We are a non-profit club, with members from the area, which maintains and operates a clubhouse and grounds to provide sportsmen throughout the area with a place to enjoy shotgun shooting sports and related activities. Club members pay dues on a yearly basis and support many other conservation groups with donations in the surrounding area. The club will determine the amount and number of  scholarships given, range from $500 to $1,000. 

Criteria:

  • The recipient should be a member or the son/daughter of a member of the Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club. If not a member, then a resident of Jefferson County graduating from Jefferson county high school. 
  • The recipient will be accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or technical school with an emphasis on natural resources, environmental sciences or conservation field preferred. And/ or
  • The recipient will have maintained a GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 point scale) throughout their 4-year secondary education.

And/ or

  • The recipient will have displayed high moral character. Extra curricular activities, work experience and community involvement will be considered, but not be the determining factor.

Selection:

  • The selection committee is the Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club scholarship committee.
  • The scholarship will be paid directly to the college, university or technical school upon verification of enrollment and completion of the first semester.
  • The student's academic record plus indication of potential success from letters of reference may be important considerations in selection
  • The committee reserves the right to reject any or all of the applications for this scholarship
  • The scholarship committee may recommend that no awards be given in a year if no qualified applicants apply.



How to Apply

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Application Information


Completion Deadline:

  1. The scholarship application must be completed and returned to the high school counseling office on or before the deadline established by each Jefferson county high school or April 1st, whichever comes first. Members and other applicants may also pick –up an application at the Jefferson Sportsman’s Club to have completed and returned to Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club no later than April 1st

Awarding the Scholarship :

  1. The recipient will be announced at the schools Scholastic Awards Assembly held at the end of the scholastic year. Award will be paid directly the financial aid office of the college, university, or technical school the applicant is attending at the completion of the first semester. Proof of attendance for the first semester will be required. In the event the recipient of the scholarship does not attend the school of their choice, another applicant may be awarded the scholarship and the appropriate recognition. If the Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club decides there was not another qualified applicant, then the trustees will return the monies to the principal account involved.


For more information and application requirements please download

USING THE LINK BELOW.

Contact Information

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Jefferson Sportsmen’s Club

P.O. Box 104

N5328 Christberg Road

Jefferson, WI 53549


(920) 699-3968

info@jeffersonsportsmensclub.com

JSC Scholarship Application Information

Jefferson Sportsmen's Club Scholarship app 2019 (pdf)

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