Bestrecurvebows.com Introduces The Annual Archery Scholarship

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Bestrecurvebows.com Introduces The Annual Archery Scholarship

There is some great news for all the studying archers subscribed to our mailing list. Bestrecurvebows.com has decided to provide scholarships to students who aspire to be professional archers and would like to practice it as a sport in the college too. There are many universities across the nation who encourage archery as a sport and that maybe a chance for all of you who just can’t imagine a life without archery.

We want you to know that just like most of you, we look at archery and we assume that only the brightest individuals consider it as a sport, a valuable skill, and the best way of hunting. It may not be a part of our survival skills anymore, but we respect the legacy of the Native American tradition – A sentiment shared by the Olympics Society, several other prestigious international sporting events, and most importantly, our young readers.

We also recognize that education is the right of every human being and it is an integral part of the civilized society in the West. But university fees can be a significant expense for students as well as their families. Moving forward, bestrecurvews.com is pleased to announce that we have set up a Scholarship Committee that will review and rank the applications of students who fit the criteria and are able to participate successfully with the requirement to enter the pool of potential awardees.

Students go through a lot of trouble for expenses such as school supplies, tuition fees, living expenses, books, and sometimes even stationary supplies. As the theme of the website suggests, we want to encourage new, young, and practicing archers, as well as seasoned hunters at the same time, this could be a great opportunity for all of you. Because we want to make sure that we are helping the ones who can genuinely benefit from our program, we have established a qualification criterion. All those who fall under the following categories can submit their applications:

Student Application
  • Applicants not graduating from high school in the current year may also apply but considering the fact that if they are approved, the scholarships will be withheld until the student(s) notifies us about their plans to attend one of the qualified schools in the senior year.
  • Applicants should be able to maintain a 2.0 GPA or more on a scale of 4.0 in the year of application.
  • Applicants from universities or colleges must be full time students.
  • It is mandatory for the recipients of the scholarship to compete in archery during their education. i.e. the applicant must be participating in the college archery clubs.
  • College applicants that do not have competitive archery club in their university/college, but they shoot competitively elsewhere may also apply.
  • Students who have already graduated from college but want to use said scholarship award to pay for their training and travel expenses for taking part in a recognized archery competition will also be entertained. This provision is in place to provide financial aid to archers who can potentially make our great nation proud.
  • Applicant’s archery experience is irrelevant but their capability to improve/enhance future US Archery teams is considered.
  • All applicants must be at least a senior in high school and must aspire to enroll in an institution of higher education.
  • If the awardee decides not to attend higher learning, the amount will be returned to the bestrecurvebowz Scholarship Committee trust.

These criteria are in place to ensure that our committee is functioning to help those genuinely in need and to make sure that we are promoting archery throughout the community as effectively as we aspire to. We will need definitive proof that the applicants meet these criteria. But, in order to avoid bias, we will encourage not only those who use a recurve, but also compound and crossbow archers too. We sincerely hope to bring about a positive change and bring back the glory to the sport of archery by encouraging our youth to stay committed to their dream of becoming a professional or even a recreational archer. Because, here at bestrecurvebows.com, we also believe that other than being a tremendous skill sport, it is also an addition to a healthy lifestyle.

 

We will acknowledge the applications of the following as equal ranks for the scholarship program:

  • Anyone Studied In High School & College In United States, United Kingdom, Canada Australia & New Zealand.

The number of scholarships to be given each year will usually be 5, but this may vary depending on the decisions by the Scholarship Committee which will be based on number of qualified and deserving nominees. Scholastic achievements are not the main requirement and will not play a huge role during the selection process. We have decided on a generous amount (US $5,000/Selected Student.).

If you meet these qualifications, all you need to do is write a 1000-word essay along with your application form which you can download here. The completed application must be mailed to Contact@Bestrecurvebowz.com, unless we specify it otherwise through this very same webpage (please refer back once you’re ready to submit your application, just to check for any updates). You can also send your suggestions and queries about the due dates and concerned topics through our contact us page or mail us at the same e-mail address Contact@Bestrecurvebowz.com. The integrated topic for the essay is (you need to address all questions):

questions
  • What were the factors related to your personal experience that drove you closer to professional or recreational archery, or archery as a means for hunting?
  • Do you think bow hunting is better than other forms of hunting? Why or Why not?
  • What role does archery play in your life? How and why do you value it?
  • In what ways do you think that bows and archery had a role, if any, in evolution of human tools/machinery? Why is it still a widely accepted sport in prestigious events such as the Olympics?

Our Scholarship Committee will review these applications and their picks will even be featured on our website along with the awards, of course. Approved entries will then be overlooked and scrutinized by art-directors and the head of the scholarship program who will make a joint decision to award the scholarship to 5 eligible winners.

We will try to provide notifications regarding the submissions and results of your application at our earliest. But if we miss anyone out unintentionally, please do not hesitate to contact us regarding the same. Winners’ names will also be announced through our website, so keep an eye out for that. We may choose different means of communication for the sake of convenience sometimes. Our prime focus will be notifying every applicant for all the proceedings. The payment procedure will also be communicated to the winners once the application results are finalized.

We wish you all Best of Luck!


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