Annual $1000 OWO Scholarship

Each year, Outdoor Writers of Ohio offers a $1,000.00 scholarship for an Ohio college student majoring in a conservation-related course of study, such as fisheries, wildlife, forestry, water quality, outdoor journalism, parks/recreation or related fields.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must currently be attending an Ohio college, majoring in a field as described above, and have at least sophomore status. The recipient will be expected to attend, as our guest, the Outdoor Writers of Ohio annual awards each spring.

APPLICATION: Applicants should send:

  • A short essay, not exceeding 300 words, describing the applicant’s career goals, field of study, any environmental or conservation-related activities or accomplishments, and how this scholarship would help achieve a degree
  • Either a college transcript or a copy of the last two quarters or semesters grades (such as copies of online postings)

Include the applicant’s full name, address, phone number and email address.

Judging of applications will be by a six-member committee of the Outdoor Writers of Ohio.

DEADLINE: end of March, annually. Contact Fred Snyder for details.

Send to:
Fred L. Snyder, OWO Scholarship Committee
754 Co. Rd. 126, Fremont, OH 43420


Dorothy Wodrich Scholarship

A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to the outstanding applicant on July 1st prior to his/her junior, senior, or post-graduate year, to be used for expenses as the applicant sees fit. The
applicant may re-apply for this scholarship in future years if he/she meets the criteria.

One scholarship will be awarded per year.

Applications are now available for the Dorothy Wodrich Memorial Scholarship. Contact Sally Andreoni at