Washington, DC – (AmmoLand.com) Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation), announced today that for the third consecutive year SCI Foundation and SCIF Sables awarded scholarships to African students studying conservation and anti-poaching at the Southern African Wildlife College. This year four students in the Higher Education and Training Protected Management program received SCI Foundation scholarships. Since this scholarship was established ten students were awarded scholarships. SCI Foundation and Sables (SCI members that have oversight of SCI Foundation education programs) support sustainable management of wildlife around the world through education programs.
The Hunter Legacy 100 Fund was the first to join Sables efforts, through a grant, in establishing scholarships at the Southern African Wildlife College. Sables and HLF believe anti-poaching can be successful when the people of African nations have educated and trained professionals on the ground to manage wildlife and to enforce anti-poaching of wildlife in their countries.
Sables raise funds for SCI Foundation Education programs that include conservation education for youth and for educator professional development as well as more college scholarships.
In addition to scholarships at the SAWC, Sables have well-established fully endowed hunting heritage scholarships at five universities in the United …Read the Rest