Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship Discontinued

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers, Inc. has decided to discontinue the Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship after 2019.  Named in memory of J.B. Scott and Joe McKenna, founders of RMOWP, the award was given annually between 1991 and 2019 to a student with a career interest in the outdoors.

Scholarship Recipients 2010 – 2019

2019 Scott-McKenna Scholarship Winner

Robby Fisher Jr., of Olmito, Texas, is the recipient of this year’s Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers scholarship, according to scholarship chair Clare Gutierrez. Robby will be attending Schreiner University’s  First Year Campus in Brownsville, Texas and then transferring to the school’s main campus in Kerrville, Texas. 


2017 Scott-McKenna Scholarship Winner

This year’s $2,000 scholarship winner is Heather Androwick of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Heather has started her senior year, working toward her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major concentration in photography, at Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. She has taken courses in Darkroom, Intro to Digital Media, Intro to Digital Photography, Theme Practices in Photography, History of Photography, Advanced Photography and Photography Studio. Heather’s particular interest is landscape photography, and she has applied for internships with state and national parks.

2016 Scott-McKenna Scholarship Winner

This year’s $2000 scholarship was awarded to Carlen Smith, who is studying wildlife sustainability and ecosystems science at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. (more…)

2015 Scott-McKenna Scholarship Winner

Scholarship Chair Mike Hammond announced that the 2015 Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Andrhea Massey of Mart, Texas. Andrhea sent the following bio, plus an article (see Coyote Studies). Congratulations and thank you, Andrhea.


2014 Scott-McKenna Scholarship Winner

The winner of this year’s Scott-McKenna scholarship is Sarah Kinney of Shelburne, New Hampshire, a journalism major at Simmons College in Boston.

Sarah has been interning at the Berlin Daily Sun, a New Hampshire newspaper, often covering outdoor subjects, and this fall she will be editor-in-chief of the Simmons College campus newspaper. (more…)