Houston Safari Club Foundation Awards Scholarships to BRI Students
The Houston Safari Club Foundation has awarded $39,000 in scholarships to seven Borderlands Research Institute students. The scholarships are part of the foundation’s Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program.
Winning recipients have demonstrated a desire to protect and promote hunting and the principles of conservation. Applicants for these scholarships are undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Wildlife Management and/or Range Management. BRI students who received the scholarships are Taylor Daily, Maribel Glass, Matt Hewitt, Jacob Lampman, Carolina Medina, Howell Pugh and Kaitlyn Williams.
“These scholarships are among the most prestigious and highest paying wildlife scholarships in the country,” said Dr. Louis Harveson, who is the Dan Allen Hughes, Jr., BRI Endowed Director and professor of Wildlife Management at Sul Ross State University. “We are thrilled for our students and deeply appreciate Houston Safari Club’s investment in the future of wildlife management and conservation.”
Including BRI students, the Houston Safari Club Foundation awarded a total of 25 scholarships across Texas, totaling $150,000. To date, the program has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.1 million dollars.