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Bodie McDowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Outdoor Writers Association of America
121 Hickory Street
Suite 1
Missoula, MT 59801
Eligibility: Applicants must be students of outdoor communications fields including print, film, art or broadcasting and must be either undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year or graduate students.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applicants are available online.

Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest
Sponsor: Stuttgart Arkansas Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1500
507 S. Main
Stuttgart, AR 72160
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors and participate in the annual competition that occurs in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: November 25
How to apply: Details on the competition are available online.

Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters
Junior Duck Stamp Program
5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: MB
Falls Church, VA 22041-3803
Eligibility: Applicants must be in kindergarten to 12th grade and submit their artwork to their state or local department. Students must be U.S. citizens, resident aliens or nationals. The first place national winner has their art made into the next Federal Junior Duck Stamp and travels with a parent to the next First Day of Sale event for their stamp.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

FOWA Scholarship for Outdoor Communicators
Sponsor: Florida Outdoor Writers Association
24 NW 33 Court
Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32607
Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Florida colleges or universities or students from any school whose applications are endorsed by a FOWA member or faculty advisor. They must have a career goal that entails communicating love and appreciation of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities. Selection is based on essay, faculty advisor or FOWA member endorsement, scholastic merit and extracurricular activities. Preference is given to journalism and communications majors.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 19
How to apply: Applications are available online. A cover page, essay, resume and letter of endorsement are required. Other supporting materials will be considered.

Sponsor: Outdoorsy
1475 Folsom Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94705
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years old and plan to attend an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level in the next academic year. Students must write an essay on one of the topics provided. Selection is based on "authentic content, unique insights, writing quality, style, creativity, accuracy and adherence to the written requirements."

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 28 and August 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.