Michael Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship
Name of Scholarship: Wisconsin Trappers Association Michael Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship
Month/year of graduation from High School: Any year
Grade point average required: 3.0 overall or B maintained at time of application
Financial need: Will be considered
Intended career and/or major: Must be pursuing a career in a Wildlife-related science, such as biology, botany, natural resources, etc. and not a physical science like chemistry or physics.
Intended school: Any accredited four year college or university, or a two-year campus which is part of a larger system or accredited technical college.
Personal characteristics: The W.T.A. is looking for a student who is successful in life, who has developed a strong sense of discipline, an ability to lead and motivate others, and possess a well rounded character. They must be selfless of their time and talent to others. These are some of the characteristics Michael Abrahamson exhibited.
Work history: Will be considered
Extra-curricular activities: Will be considered
Full or part time student: Minimum of 12 credits per semester
Time limit for use of money: Must be used within one year of the annual Wisconsin Trappers Association Spring Meeting in March.
Schedule of payment: $500 upon completion of first semester and proof of registration for second semester and evidence of a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
Eligibility if other scholarships are received: May be awarded regardless of other scholarships.
Naming of alternate by Selection Committee: If recipient decides not to go to college, the money will be awarded to an alternate.
Other information: The Wisconsin Trappers Association is a nonprofit, tax exempt organization dedicated to:
- Conserving Wisconsin’s Fur Resources
- Preserving Trappers’ Rights
- Educating Trappers
- Increasing Public Awareness of Trapping Issues and Benefits
- Continuing Our Fur Trade Heritage
Preferences: Preferences will be given to applicants whose parents/guardians have been and are currently members of the Wisconsin Trappers Association.
Students may get more information or application by writing to the Michael Abrahamson Scholarship Committee Chairperson at:
P.O. Box 505
Strum WI. 54770-0505
District 10 Scholarship
Two $500.00 will be awarded this fall.
Eligibility: Graduate students, post-graduate students or undergraduates who will have Sophomore status in the fall. These $500 scholarships are to support students entering the field of wildlife management whose career goals and/or research are in direct or indirect support of sound furbearer management. Complete and submit application below.