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LeMars Sportsman's Club Scholarship Program

The LeMars Sportsman's Club is pleased to announce its 2017 Scholarship Program which will award 2 - $1000.00 scholarships.

Scholarship Rules, Regulations, and Entry Procedures


These scholarships are open to any high school student classified as a senior at LeMars Community or Gehlen Catholic who is projected to graduate in 2017, is at least 18 years old, and is enrolling in an accredited 2 or 4 year undergraduate, vocational, or technical program.

Seniors from other Northwest Iowa high schools, who are a child or grandchild of an active LeMars Sportsman's Club member, are also eligible to apply.

Purpose of Scholarships

The LeMars Sportsman's Club's mission is to promote further understanding, appreciation, utilization, enhancement, and conservation of our natural resources, and the protection and preservation of wildlife.

Field of Study Requirement

Applicant must be enrolled to major in one of the following conservation related fields. Other related fields will be considered.

Forestry Soil and Water Conservation
Soil and Water Conservation
Natural Resources
Land Conservation
Land Management
Fish & Game Management
Wildlife & Fisheries Biology
Conservation Law Enforcement


Complete and enclose a LeMars Sportsman's Club Scholarship Application

Write and enclose a short essay outlining your high school achievements, community and school activities, employment history, and your career goals.

Enclose a short essay on what natural resource conservation means to you and why you think you are worthy of this scholarship.


Applications will be evaluated and recipients will be selected by the LeMars Sportsman's Club Scholarship Committee, currently consisting of its Board of Directors.

Administrative Procedures

Recipients must begin their studies within 1 year of their graduation from high school and be enrolled as a full time student.

Equal consideration will be given to both boys and girls

The LeMars Sportsman's Club will hold the scholarship funds until written verification is received from the college where the student is enrolled. At that time, a check will be made payable to the college for the benefit of the recipient, and mailed to the college.

Funds may only be used for tuition, room and board, and book and educational supply expenses.

Authority of the LeMars Sportsman's Club

The LeMars Sportsman's Club alone, has the ultimate authority to amend any of the above rules to ensure fairness in the award of these scholarships.

Any questions regarding the scholarship should be addressed in writing to the address mentioned below.

Application deadline is April 1, 2017!
Mail completed essays and application to:
LeMars Sportsman's Club
P.O. Box 75
LeMars, IA. 51031

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