The Botetourt Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is offering two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from the two county high schools and/or a county home school or private school.
The deadline for applications is January 15. Applicants are advised to ignore the January 1 deadline on the application for those applying for the local scholarships.
Applications are available online at https://www.vanwtf.org/new-blog/2020/12/2/jakes-scholarship-application, or by emailing email@example.com. Applications also will be available on the James River and Lord Botetourt High School guidance office websites.
Applications may be mailed or scanned and emailed. The mailing address is:
The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone with questions may email the Longbeards email address or call Ed McCoy at 540-339-0622.
The Longbeards’ top scholarship recipient will also be eligible for the State NWTF Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Longbeards’ scholarship winners have won the state scholarship in three of the last five years.
Seniors are also invited to apply for the $10,000 National NWTF Scholarship. Those applications must be done online at https://your.nwtf.org/scholarships/ and are due by March 31, 2021.