Cocodrie Fly Fishing Education Award

Monday, February 1, 2021

About the CFF Foundation Education Award

CFF is proud to offer quarterly awards to university and college students!

This scholarship will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States who is enrolled and taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States.

CFF will grant selected applicants a $1,500 financial award for their compelling essays on fishing, outdoors and adventure activities.

Award

Each quarter, 1 student will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.

Application Dates

  • 1st Quarter – Award recipient is announced by mid-April, for all applications submitted from January 1 through March 30.
  • 2nd Quarter – Award recipient is announced by mid-July, for all applications submitted from April 1 through June 30.
  • 3rd Quarter – Award recipient is announced by mid-October, for all applications submitted from July 1 through September 30.
  • 4th Quarter – Award recipient is announced by mid-January, for all applications submitted from October 1 through December 31.

Eligibility

  • You must be a US citizen studying in the USA.
  • You must be enrolled and taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Students of all majors are encouraged to apply!

How to Apply

You can submit your application via the CFF Foundation Education Award Application Form.

To apply, write an essay (up to 1500 words) focusing on one of the essay questions on the form.

Rest assured that we will not sell any personal info you send to us.

Judging Criteria

The CFF Foundation Education Award committee will review the submissions to select the winner of the award. The submissions will be evaluated using three main criteria:

  1. Overall quality (content, structure, readability, and grammar)
  2. Scope, and depth of the answer to the essay question
  3. Creativity and originality

Selection and Notification

The CFF Foundation Education Award committee will review all submissions and the award winner will be notified via email. Potential award winners are subject to verification by the award committee.

CFF Foundation Education Award committee’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the administration, operation, selection of the potential award winners and other matters related to the award.

Check for the $1500 award will be sent directly to your college.

Digital Rights Agreement

By submitting an application to this award, you agree that all your essay and content submissions will become the property of CFF and may be used in marketing materials, reposted or displayed online in whole or partial form without notification.