CARTER'S COUNTRY OUTDOOR STORES
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
In the year 2000 Bill and
Ellen Carter, founders of Carterís Country Outdoor Stores headquartered in
Spring, Texas, established the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Texas.
The primary mission of the
foundation is to award scholarships to assist high school graduates and
college students who are studying to pursue careers in the
outdoor field, be it wildlife or agriculture.
The Carters, also longtime
owners of the Sombrerito Ranch in Webb County, Apache Springs Ranch in
Kerr County and Cotton Mesa Ranch in southeast Colorado, felt that one way to help insure that firearms ownership,
hunting and wildlife conservation will be around for future generations was
to help young students to get an education and pursue a career in the
What am I eligible for?
Twenty-Five (25) scholarships of $1,500.00 each will be available for the 2013-2014 school year. These will be awarded via mail by July 15, 2013. The selection
process will be based on a point-scale scoring system and each application
will be reviewed and ranked by an area-wide scoring committee.
How do I enter this
These scholarships are available to graduating high school students,
first and second year college students (entering Freshman or Sophomore year), including Carter's Associates'
family members. Scholarships are also available to third and fourth year college students
(entering Junior or Senior year) who are pursuing any outdoor field of
Applications are available here
or in any Carter's Country Store. Applications will also be available
after January 31, 2013 through certain college agriculture and wildlife
departments, county extension offices and high school ag departments.
All applications must be postmarked by June 15, 2013
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