United Women on the Fly (UWOTF) and Redington are offering a 3 day/4 night trip, fully paid travel including flights, plus a $500 travel stipend to this year’s Redington Rally at Kingfisher Lodge in Montana. This scholarship opportunity provides diverse women with education, financial assistance and a welcoming environment to explore or further their interest in fly fishing. Candidates chosen will have a guided fly fishing experience and have the opportunity to share their outdoor experience with a diverse group of hosts. This scholarship is not based on socioeconomic status; all eligible should apply.
United Women On The Fly:
UWOTF is committed to building an inclusive community that educates, provides resources, encourages, and connects anglers from all backgrounds into the sport of fly fishing. United Women on the Fly core values consist of connecting anglers, continuing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work, offering accessible education, not shaming and becoming a fly-fishing resource for anglers. They have done extensive work towards creating equitable outdoor opportunities, and practicing inclusion within the fly fishing community while providing a space to amplify underrepresented women in the outdoor space.
- Fully paid flights
- 4 nights of lodging
- 3 days of guided fishing
- $500 travel & guide tip stipend
- Women led group discussion by industry professionals
- Montana fishing license
- Full Wrangler 5wt Rod, reel, and line outfit
- Waders and Boots
Liability and photo release:
All women participating in the Redington Rally will be required to sign a liability and photo release form. This will be provided through Fly Water Travel and Redington. Throughout the event photos and videos will be taken to celebrate, promote, and amplify the narrative that fly fishing is a space for everyone. The scholarship sponsors and hosts are committed to enhancing diversity in the fly fishing community. One way we do this is by sharing media throughout our platforms. Your photos and media will help to continue the mission within UWOTF, Redington, and Brown Girl Outdoor World. We will provide a folder of the media that you’re free to use on your platforms.
This scholarship is created for women 21 years or older who identify as one of the following:
To apply, please share your story, including answers to the following questions on the provided Google Form listed below.
- What sparked your interest fly-fishing?
- How would you like to see the future of fly-fishing look for your community and the broader fly-fishing community?
- In what ways do you feel your experience or background makes you eligible for this scholarship?
- Why do you feel you should be considered for the Redington Rally 2023?
- Fill out the scholarship application form.
Form Link - https://forms.gle/XybTMtw5VDHrm98y9
Due Date is Friday July 14th at 12pm