The Brady M. Boyd Wildlife Management Scholarship

The Brady M. Boyd Wildlife Management Scholarship advances conservation through education for graduating high school students and current college students. The fund was established to honor the memory of Brady M. Boyd (1991-2014), an avid hunter and angler. A life-long outdoorsman, Brady would be proud to know that others will continue to live out his love and enjoyment of the outdoors for years to come through the study and practice of wildlife management. Thanks to the generosity of its benefactors, the Brady M. Boyd Wildlife Management Scholarship will help ensure that the brightest and most dedicated individuals, regardless of their financial means, can pursue a career in conservation.

Applications for the Brady M. Boyd Wildlife Management Scholarship are now open. Please send all materials (listed below) via email to by Monday, June 10, 2019. We will not accept hard-copy materials this year. PDF scans of transcripts will be accepted. Please do not send photographs with your application packet.

Applicants will be notified by August 1, 2019 of scholarship award.

For additional questions, please contact:
Kate Potts | Office Manager
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation
2914 Swiss Avenue | Dallas, TX 75204
Ph: 214-720-1478 | Fax: 214-720-3864

Scholarship Overview

  • $2,000 for tuition/materials
  • Restricted to undergraduate students interested in a career in Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Range & Wildlife Management/Wildlife Sciences, Ecosystem Science & Management, or a related field
  • Payment will be made upon successful completion of the semester with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Eligibility Criteria

  • Current full-time enrollment (or acceptance for graduating high school students) at an accredited college or university in Texas in a degree program related to wildlife management/conservation (see above)
  • Current overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Required Documentation

  • Completed application packet
  • One brief letter of recommendation
  • Personal statement (see guidelines in application packet)
  • Official high school transcript (only required if fewer than 24 college/university credit hours completed)
  • Official college/university transcript (from all schools attended)

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