The NRA Collegiate Shooting Program established the NRA Collegiate Shooting Scholarships to support America's youth in furthering their higher education. These one-time scholarships are a unique way for high school graduating seniors to receive support from the NRA to continue their education and continue their passion for the shooting sports and the Second Amendment.
Currently participating states: Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. New additions: Arizona, Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. If you would like your state to be involved, please contact your NRA Field Representative as soon as possible and let them know! Click here to find your NRA Field Representative.
Applications must be postmarked no later than June 1 of the current scholarship year. For students in Arizona, Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Tennessee, the application postmark deadline is July 30, 2019.
Be in good academic standing with no less than a 3.0 GPA supported by an official senior-year transcript
Have a strong interest in the shooting sports and the Second Amendment
Write a short essay (500 words or less) on the importance of the Second Amendment or how the shooting sports have contributed to your personal development
Include a letter of reference from a school administrator, advisor, teacher, or coach
Include a copy of your letter of acceptance to your chosen college or university
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