Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund
The Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation which 
partners with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources for the promotion of 
education, research, management and the administration of game and fish laws, which 
will benefit conservation of wildlife, marine and other natural resources in South Carolina.
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Criteria and Eligibility (PDF) Hampton/Pate Combined Application Form (PDF)

• This fund consists of a one-time award of $2,500 to help a student further their education in the natural resources discipline.

• The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina.

• The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina.

• The recipient must have a major in the natural resources discipline such as: wildlife biology, fisheries biology, forestry, marine science or environmental science to qualify.
(NOTE: General biology, pre-medical biology and veterinary science are NOT eligible for this scholarship.)

• Payment will be made to the successful applicant in the natural resources discipline on a one-time, one-year basis only.

• Return both pages of the completed application, essay/autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than February 26, 2021 to the following address: 

HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
Post Office 2641
Columbia, SC  29202

• The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make final approval of the recipient and notify the winners.

• Applications are available online below or:

via email at jim.goller@hamptonwildlifefund.org
by phone at: 803-600-1570

The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make the final approval 
of the recipient and notify the winners.
WALLACE F. PATE  SCHOLARSHIP
2021-2022 SCHOLARSHIP DOWNLOADS (Adobe PDF File Format)
PLEASE NOTE: The application POSTMARK deadline is February 26, 2021

In memory of its former Board member, the Board of Directors of the Hampton Fund established the David M. Cline Scholarship in March 2011 . Mr. Cline, serving the Hampton Fund for over 20 years, was a staunch supporter of wildlife and natural resources in the Palmetto state, particularly in relation to law enforcement and marine resources. Mr. Cline was an avid hunter and offshore angler, serving on the board of the S.C. Governor's Cup Billfishing Series and also participating as a captain and angler aboard his boat, "Miss Tidy." During his tenure he also served on the SCDNR Law Enforcement Advisory Committee. Mr. Cline passed away in 2011.
     This scholarship consists of a $2,000 scholarship awarded annually to a S.C. resident student to attend an institution of 
DAVID M. CLINE  SCHOLARSHIP
In its continued commitment to promote higher education in the 
natural aresources area in South Carolina, the Board of Directors of the 
Hampton Fund, in cooperation with the South Carolina Governor's Cup
Billfishing Series, established the Wallace F. Pate Scholarship in 2004.
Wallace F. Pate pioneered offshore big game fishing in South Carolina. 
This scholarship consists of a $2,500 scholarship awarded annually
to a S.C. resident student to attend an institution of higher learning in the state with a major area of study in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, biology, zoology, marine science, environmental science or related fields.  Applicants are thoroughly screened, interviewed and a winner selected through a comprehensive process established by the Board of Directors.
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GUIDANCE COUNSELORS 
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STUDENTS SEEKING
HAMPTON WILDLIFE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS!


The Hampton Wildlife Fund will NOT offer two of our four 
scholarships for 2021-2022 due to Covid-19 funding loss.

Scholarships AVAILABLE (Deadlines extended to February 26, 2021)

David M. Cline
Wallace F. Pate

Scholarships CANCELLED

Harry Hampton 
James O. Thomason. 

 We apologize and hope to have funding 
available for all 2022-2023 scholarships.
higher learning in the state with a major area of study in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science. Applicants are thoroughly screened, interviewed and a winner selected through a comprehensive process established by the Board of Directors.

Criteria and Eligibility (PDF)   David M. Cline Scholarship  Application Form (PDF)

  • This scholarship consists of $2,000, for one-time only, to help a student further their education in law enforcement, criminal justice, forensics or forensic science.
  • The applicant must be a full time resident of South Carolina and a senior in a public or private high school in South Carolina.
  • The recipient must attend an institution of higher learning in South Carolina.

  • The recipient must enroll in a major in law enforcement / criminal justice / forensics 
  / forensic science to qualify.
  • Payment will be made to the successful applicant in the natural resources discipline on a one-time basis only.

  • Return both pages of the completed application, essay and autobiography, transcript of high school grades, college board scores, rank in high school class and a recent photograph no later than February 26, 2021 to the following address:

HAMPTON FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
Post Office Box 2641
Columbia, SC  29202

  • The Board of Directors of the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund will make the final approval of the recipient and notify the winner.
  • Applications are available online below or:
            via email at jim.goller@hamptonwildlifefund.org
            by phone at: 803-600-1570