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May 6, 2019

NSSF Invites Employees of Patron Member Companies to Apply for $60,000 in Education Scholarships


NEWTOWN, Conn. — Employees of companies that support the National Shooting Sports Foundation® at the highest level may apply for education aid through the NSSF Patron Member Scholarship Program. NSSF has made a total of $60,000 in scholarship funding available for a maximum of 25 winning entries.

NSSF is accepting applications in the Patron Member Scholarship Program through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, May 24, 2019.

Scholarships are available only to employees of NSSF Patron Member companies and their family members, (For specific eligibility, refer to the official guidelines[1].) The scholarship program is one of a number of benefits that Patron Member companies receive from NSSF, the trade association for the firearms industry.

Applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted and plan to attend, a college, university or vocational school during the fall 2019 school year. Scholarships are limited to candidates seeking an undergraduate or vocational degree only. The complete rules, applications and scholarship posters are available on this Scholarship Program webpage[2]. NSSF urges applicants to read the rules thoroughly before applying.

The NSSF Patron Member Scholarship requires an essay on one of the following topics:

  • If you could identify and use one method for generating new interest in the shooting sports or hunting among the general public, what would it be?
  • What makes a good mentor, and why are mentors important for a good introduction to shooting, hunting and firearms safety?
  • Concerning maintaining second amendment rights, why is it important to vote in non-presidential elections?

Submitted essays must be in English, typed double-spaced and single-sided

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