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Scholarships Available “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” Workshop - 5-15-12 deadline

Scholarship Application Deadline: May 15, 2012

CONCORD, N.H. -- Women interested in applying for  scholarships to defray the cost of attending New Hampshire's Becoming an  Outdoors-Woman (BOW) fall weekend workshop must apply before May 15, 2012, to  be considered for financial assistance.

To apply for a BOW scholarship, go to  and print out and complete the BOW scholarship  application. Mail it in, along with the $30 scholarship application fee, before  the May 15 deadline. Scholarship  applications will not be accepted after that date. Scholarship applicants will  be notified by May 25, 2012, of the status of their application.

If you are awarded a scholarship, this does not guarantee  you a place in the fall BOW program. Those who are offered a fall BOW  scholarship must also download, complete and mail in the regular fall BOW  registration form at as soon as possible after the form  becomes available on May 31. Registration for fall BOW is conducted on a  first-come, first-served basis.  Space is  limited and the program fills up fast.   If the program is full when your registration is received, you will not  get in.

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 7-9, 2012, 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.

A brochure describing the fall BOW weekend can be viewed  at  Regular  registration forms for fall BOW will be available on May 31, 2012.  Registration forms will be accepted by  regular mail only (no walk-ins please - new policy) beginning June 4, 2012.  Please note that you can no longer drop off applications in person. The fall  BOW weekend costs $330, which includes lodging and all meals, instruction and  equipment use.

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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