The Dee and Jim Mahaffey Outdoor Studies (OS) Award will enable students in financial need to pursue their passions in the outdoor profession by providing financial awards to be applied to Outdoor Studies field course expenses such as lab fees, gear, food and travel.
Full-time Outdoor Studies Sophomore, Junior or Senior; demonstrates financial need and a passion to the outdoor profession; commits to attend at least one OS field course in the same academic year the award is approved. Recipient must attend the OS open house twice, once to receive the award and once to present about their course. Recipient must write a thank you letter.
Awardee selected by the chair of the Outdoor Studies Department.