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Washington Game Warden Association Jon Jeschke Memorial Scholarship

WGA - Jon Jeschke Memorial Scholarship

The Washington Game Warden Association (WGA) will present a scholarship to TWO deserving students who show good character and appreciate the great outdoors.  The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who will attend a college or university in the coming academic year or to a currently enrolled college student.  This scholarship is based on merit (curriculum, GPA, community service), is for one year (non-renewable), and is in the amount of $1000 for WGA member's immediate family & $500 open for anyone.

Eligible candidates must be enrolled in a college to obtain any college degree. A Bachelorís Degree in natural resource science or criminal justice is preferred.

There is no application form.  An applicant must provide the WGA Scholarship Committee with the following.

  1. A typewritten essay outlining:
    • why he or she is applying for the scholarship
    • extracurricular activities (job, volunteer work, hobbies, etc.)
    • goals to be accomplished in college and afterward
    • how receiving this scholarship will be an advantage
    • The essay must have the applicantís name, address, phone number, and intended major at the top of the first page. 
  2. A transcript through at least the first semester or second trimester of the senior year (high school) or the most recent college year.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from any of the following:
    • school counselor or administrator
    • head of organization where student performs volunteer work
    • employer
    • other reliable source who is well-acquainted with the studentís goals, activities, and other good moral qualities.
  4. Proof of acceptance to the college or university of the studentís choice.  Required only after selection by WGA Scholarship Committee.

Please note:  failure to provide the minimum requirements outlined above will result in disqualification.

There is no additional information.  Please mail the above materials to:

WGA Scholarship Committee
c/o Jeff Lee
14472 Field Road
Bow, WA 98232


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