Ed and Alta Graff

Memorial Scholarship

The Ed and Alta Graff Memorial Scholarship is for those pursuing a career in any wildlife field, such as wildlife management, furbearer management, wildlife biology, or law enforcement. 

The deadline for applications is May 10. 

The winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $500 and may reapply each year as long as he or she is still pursuing a qualified field. Proof of high school graduation and/or documentation indicating you have been accepted or are currently enrolled at an institution of higher education will be necessary.


Please fill out the application below. To download the application, click here.

There were two recipients that won the 2017 Ed and Alta Graff Memorial Scholarship. The first is Blake Koelling of Jefferson City, Missouri. Blake is a senior at Missouri Western majoring in Wildlife Conservation and Management.

The second scholarship went to Taylor Markway. Taylor, also from Jefferson City, Missouri, is a junior at the University of Missouri in Columbia majoring in Fisheries and Wildlife with an emphasis in Terrestrial Animal Management.

The Missouri Trappers Association is proud to present these scholarships to these deserving individuals in hopes that they reach their goals in the fields they have chosen.