OCA offering Conservation Scholarships

The Oregon Coast Anglers (OCA) has announcd its 2020 Conservation Scholarships program. Three, $1,000 scholarships will be offered to students graduating from local high schools in 2020. The single requirement is that the student awarded the scholarship plans to pursue higher education in majors that relate to the conservation of Earth’s resources.

“Conservation of our natural resources is becoming more and more important for our generation and will be for generations to come,” said Steve Godin, Oregon Coast Anglers President. “We hope these scholarships will encourage today’s graduates to pursue a career in conservation.”

The Oregon Coast Anglers have set aside $3,000 to fund the Conservation Scholarships Program. The coastal schools that are included in the scholarship program include; Elkton High School, Siuslaw High School, Mapleton High School, Reedsport Community Charter School, North Bend High School, Marshfield High School, Bandon High School, Port Orford Pacific High School, Gold Beach High School and Brookings Harbor High School.

The administrators of these schools will distribute the scholarship applications to the students they feel meet the conservation studies requirement and submit the names with the completed application to OCA. The administrators will also establish a date and location for the check to be presented to the qualified student.

For more information, contact Godin at 541-255-3383.


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