$30,000 in NRA College Scholarships Available to Students
Fairfax, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Application Deadline – March 2ndJust a reminder that the National Rifle Association is currently taking applications from outstanding high school sophomores and juniors to participate in the 13th Annual Youth Education Summit July 6th-12th. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Activities on this year's schedule include:
- Guest speakers at NRA Headquarters and the National Firearms Museum.
- Competitive debates with other high school students from across the nation.
- Informative tours at historic sites and monuments in and around Washington, D.C.
YES participants also compete for a total of $30,000 in college scholarships. $10,000 is given at the conclusion of the week, based on their initial application, on-site debates and speeches, and participation during the week's activities.
$20,000 involves a second application, available to the participants after they go through YES. Since the program's inception in 1996, over $200,000 in scholarships have been awarded.
For additional information on the 2009 Youth Education Summit, please visit www.nrafoundation.org/yes, or call 1-800-672-3888, ext. 1342.