The Outside Writers Affiliation of America encourages out of doors communicators to submit functions for the 2018 John Madson Fellowship, which supplies funding for academic alternatives that can improve a recipient’s communication expertise.

The fellowship supplies funding for just about any academic alternative for craft enchancment together with OWAA’s annual convention, faculty programs or skilled seminars.

The John Madson Fellowship Fund, an endowment that thrives primarily by means of member contributions and fundraising efforts, helps the annual grant. In 2018, OWAA will award as much as $2,900 to chose out of doors communicators in search of persevering with training. The cash can be utilized to reimburse tuition, registration and room and board prices, in addition to qualifying journey bills.

Purposes should be despatched to OWAA headquarters and postmarked or despatched electronically no later than March 1, 2018. Recipients and quantities awarded might be introduced by the top of Might 2018.

For extra data and the right way to apply, go to or obtain the applying:

Obtain the Madson Fellowship Award Utility

This annual award honors the legacy of John Madson, one among OWAA’s most proficient and revered writers. Learn extra about him within the on-line article “John Madson: Phrases for at Least a Thousand Years” by Gary Crantz.

OWAA is The Voice of the Outdoor®. The Outside Writers Affiliation of America is the oldest and largest affiliation out of doors communicators in the US. It was organized in 1927 by members of the Izaak Walton League of America and consists of skilled communicators devoted to sharing the out of doors expertise. OWAA’s professionals embrace writers, photographers, open air radio- and television-show hosts, guide authors, videographers, lecturers and artists. The affiliation is headquartered in Missoula, Mont. For extra data, contact Outside Writers Affiliation of America, 615 Oak St., Ste. 201, Missoula, Mont. 59801; 406-728-7434,;