Discover your inner outdoor woman and win a scholarship

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Win a Be an Outdoor Woman scholarship.
Win a Be an Outdoor Woman scholarship.

CONCORD, NH – Discover your inner outdoor woman, and even win a scholarship.

Several scholarships are available to defray the cost of attending New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) fall weekend workshop. To be considered for financial assistance, interested women must mail a completed scholarship application by May 1, 2015, along with a written statement and $35 application deposit. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

To apply for a BOW scholarship, go to A link to the application can be found under “Upcoming Events/Fall BOW.”

Please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is received in time. Applications postmarked after May 1 will not be accepted.

The $35 scholarship application fee is refundable if you do not receive a scholarship.

Note that being awarded a scholarship does not guarantee a place in the fall BOW program. Those who are offered a fall BOW scholarship also must submit the regular fall BOW registration form, which will be available on June 1 at Registration for BOW is first-come, first-served. If the program is full when your registration is received, you will not get in, even with a scholarship.

Among the BOW scholarships being offered this year is a special mother-daughter scholarship. Both mother and daughter must apply; the daughter must be age 18 or older.

New Hampshire’s fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend will take place September 11-13, 2015, at Rockywold/Deephaven Camps on Squam Lake in Holderness, N.H. Participants select four sessions from more than 30 different outdoor skills workshops, including archery, fishing and fly-fishing, camping, field dressing game, hiking, kayaking, rifle, shotgun, nature photography, outdoor survival, campfire cooking, mountain biking, map and compass, and more. More details are available at

Regular registration forms for fall BOW will be available on June 1 and will be accepted by regular mail only (no walk-ins). The fall BOW weekend costs $335, which includes lodging, all meals, equipment and instruction.

New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department ( and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (

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Carol Robidoux

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