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AGFC offers college scholarships for future conservationists


Interested students can apply for Fall 2024 now through June 15

By Randy Zellers

AGFC Communications

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering scholarships for any student interested in a conservation career.

Applications will be accepted until June 15 for the fall 2024 semester.

Scholarships are available for any Arkansas resident paying in-state tuition with a declared major related to conservation or agriculture. A complete list of approved majors is available at classroom/conservatio n-scholarship.

Leah Moseley, Scholarship Program coordinator for the AGFC, said scholarships are available for all levels of college students.

“We distribute 25 scholarships to each class from freshman to graduate student,” Moseley said. “So each semester, we’re awarding up to 125 scholarships.”

Moseley said all 25 freshman level scholarships are available for the fall semester, but the number of scholarships available for new applicants varies for the spring semester and for classes beyond the freshman class.

“Each semester we will have scholarships open up because someone did not send in their renewal application, or no longer qualifies for the scholarship because they did not maintain the scholarship’s minimum requirements,” Moseley said. “We may have a dozen scholarships in a particular class open up or only three, it depends on the students who have their scholarship maintaining their status.” Each scholarship grants

See AGFC, page A10

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