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Greg Hawkins Outdoor Leadership Award

a small boat in a body of waterDeadline: March 1st

In memory of a dedicated outdoor leader and professional in the outdoor industry RVA Paddlesports will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Virginia Commonwealth University Outdoor Adventure Program student. Each eligible applicant will submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing their current engagement with the community outside of the Outdoor Adventure Program or how they plan to engage the community in the future and grow as an outdoor industry professional. Eligible applicants must be a student of VCU and an employee of the OAP during the Spring 2019 semester.

Scholarship money can be used for the following:

  • Outdoor Certifications
  • Travel expenses for professional development trip
  • Professional development within the OAP (i.e. cost to shadow international trip)

a person sitting posing for the cameraThe student awarded the money will be required to a writeup afterward on how they used the money to further themselves in the outdoor industry. The winner will be notified by the end of March.  Please send all essays to [email protected]

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