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Pheasants Forever is a national organization with over 140,000 members and over 500 employees nationwide. Pheasants Forever is a non-profit 501©3 dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs.

The Northern Colorado Pheasants Forever chapter is one of 15 chapters located in Colorado. Northern PF has over 400 active members and contributes generously to habitat restoration, education and outreach within the state. This chapter is based out of Loveland, CO will be offering 2 scholarships of $2,500 to graduating seniors from Northern Colorado schools.

How to Apply: You must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Pheasants Forever Conservation Scholarship Award:

  • You must be graduating from a school in Northern Colorado by the end of the 2024 spring semester.
  • You must already be ACCEPTED to a Colorado accredited 2 or 4-year university with an intention to major in one of the following fields: Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Science, Resource Conservation, Range Science, Agriculture or Ecology disciplines. (Additional fields of study will be considered on a case-by-case basis.)

The application consists of the following materials:

  • A current resume.
  • Proof of acceptance to Colorado accredited 2 or 4-year university with degree programs in the above fields.
  • Two letters of reference. One reference shall be from a teacher (not related to you) familiar with your academic capabilities and accomplishments. The second reference shall be from any other adult not related to you who is familiar with your interest in natural resources.
  • A short essay (1-2 pages in length) describing 1) your interests in the biological/natural resource field, 2) your career goals and how they relate to the focus of this scholarship, and 3) how you would use the award to further your professional/academic development.

Winners will be announced by the end of June, 2024. Upon selection, after July 1, 2024, the $2,500 will be placed on account with the school the applicant will be attending. Failure to commence attending will result in forfeiture of scholarship. Winners are encouraged to write a letter of appreciation to be presented at the Spring 2025 Pheasants Forever Annual Fundraising Banquet and are encouraged to attend if possible.

To apply electronically:

To apply by mail: Colorado Pheasants Forever c/o Michael Peyton 2139 Donna Ct, Loveland, CO 80537

Click here to download details on how to apply