The River Bend Gun Club Scholarship Program
The Scholarship program is financed by member donations in conjunction with the annual dues, member grants in their wills, by RBGC club donations and by fund raising events
RBGC awards scholarships to the sons, daughters and legal wards of RBGC members in good standing who have been members for two or more years. The award is $1,000 per year for four years, provided that the parent maintains their membership and the scholarship recipient demonstrates each year that they are full time students with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.
All students entering accredited undergraduate or graduate college/professional-technical schools may apply.
This award has been given to 28 students since the RBGC scholarship program was initiated in 2004. The total value of the scholarship awards to date is $112,000.
The ideal candidate possesses the aptitudes, demeanor and motivation to successfully enter and complete a college or an accredited professional school program. Thus far 100% of RBGC’s scholars have completed their programs and graduated. The ideal scholarship candidate is also one who knows and can support the second amendment and who will represent the shooting sports in a positive manner.
Two scholarship were award in 2018. The RBGC Scholarship is a four-year program so in addition to this year’s winners there are currently ten additional scholars receiving annual awards for years two, three and four of their academic careers.
Student applications for the 2020 Scholarship Awards may be submitted until December 31, 2019. The applications, along with instructions and information on the selection criteria is available by clicking the button below, or on the RBGC club web site.