• courtesy of Borderlands Research Institute •

Seven Sul Ross State University students have been awarded scholarships from the Houston Safari Club Foundation.  The $39,000 in scholarships are a part of the Foundation’s Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program and are awarded to students who demonstrate a desire to protect and promote hunting and the principles of conservation.

Sul Ross recipients, Taylor Daily, Maribel Glass, Matt Hewitt, Jacob Lampman, Carolina Medina, Howell Pugh, and Kaitlyn Williams, are undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Wildlife Management and/or Range Management.

“These scholarships are among the most prestigious and highest paying wildlife scholarships in the country,” said Dr. Louis Harveson, the Dan Allen Hughes, Jr., Endowed Director of the Borderlands Research Institute and professor of Wildlife Management at Sul Ross. “We are thrilled for our students and deeply appreciate Houston Safari Club’s investment in the future of wildlife management and conservation.”

The Houston Safari Club Foundation has recently awarded 25 scholarships across Texas, totaling $150,000.  To date, the program has donated 525 scholarships, totaling $2.1 million dollars.