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2020 Scholarship Winner

The Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery would like to announce that Jakob Strom of Yankton is being awarded their inaugural scholarship. Jakob is the son of Mary and Rich Strom of Yankton, SD.

The $1,000 award is given to a student planning a career in wildlife management, conservation or similar.  Jakob (who will be attending SDSU to study Natural Resource Law Enforcement this fall) was chosen from an impressive set of applicants.  Thanks to all that applied.


Scholarship Opportunity

The Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery are again offering a  $1000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a regional high school senior.  The selected scholar should be interested in continuing their education in fields related to fish and wildlife, conservation or other closely related fields and select a major that will help prepare for the career.  Recipient may attend any two or four-year college.  No minimum class rank or ACT. Forms have been sent to 22 regional high schools.

Deadline to submit an application is April 1st.

Download the application form below. Money will be paid directly to the recipient at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery & Aquarium.

2021 Scholarship Application