April 10, 2014

Interested applicants have until April 30 to apply

PRATT ­– The Willis Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with the Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt, invites students currently enrolled in a Kansas regent’s institution pursuing a degree relating to wildlife, natural resources, and/or natural resource management to apply for a scholarship. The application period is open now through April 30, 2014 at 7 p.m. In a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism news release dated April 3, the deadline was incorrectly listed as June 10.

Successful applicants can be awarded $500 - $1,250 per semester, based on grade point average and the following criteria:

     - Desire to pursue a career in wildlife or natural resources

     - Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher

     - Commit to attending the Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt, providing assistance where necessary

For more information on the Willis Scholarship Foundation, Inc., and to receive an application, visit www.centralkansascf.org/non-profit-organizations/scholarships/.