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Scholarship
Raymond L Gribbons Scholarship Announcement

Amount: $500.00

Eligibility: The Raymond L Gribbons Scholarship is intended to assist a  Massachusetts High School Graduate pursuing a course of study leading to a baccalaureate degree in wildlife, habitat, fisheries or forestry management, environmental law enforcement or wildlife or marine biology at an accredited college or university.

Application Process - Students must submit a letter of application including the following information:

   1. Name, Address, Telephone number, High School, name of
       guidance counselor, name(s) of colleges/universities to which application
       has been made, names of persons sending letters of recommendation

    2. Submit an essay (250 to 350 words) stating why they wish to pursue their
        chosen course of study and their goals and aspirations.

    3. Have 3 letters of recommendation sent by individuals (not family
        members).

    4. High School transcript

Application Deadline: March 22, 2003

The recipient will be selected by the Massachusetts Sportsmenís Council Scholarship Committee and Dr. Gwilym Jones, Professor of Biology at Northeastern University.

The student chosen to receive this scholarship will be required to attend the Massachusetts Sportsmenís Councilís Annual Banquet and Raymond L Gribbons Award Night, to be held on April 05 at the Chester P Tuttle Post in Auburn,  for presentation of a certificate of scholarship award and a facsimile check. The actual Scholarship award will be made at the studentís high school commencement, contingent upon college or university acceptance.

Send Applications to:

Scholarship Committee
Massachusetts Sportsmen's Council, Inc.
PO Box 191
Millbury, MA 01527