Professional Fly Fishing Guide Scholarship

Is it your dream to become a professional fly fishing guide or to work in the fly fishing industry? Colorado Women Flyfishers wants to help! Apply for CWF’s Karen Williams Memorial Scholarship when you enroll in Colorado Mountain College’s Professional Fly Fishing Guide Certificate Program. The course is held each spring in Leadville, Colorado and the scholarship will be awarded each March to eligible female applicants. Space in this program is very limited, so inquire at CMC and enroll early!

Now you can help send ladies to guide school! Please consider a donation to CWF’s Karen Williams Memorial Scholarship. Please support women in the fly fishing industry!

To Donate to the Colorado Women Flyfishers Scholarship Fund:

  1. Scan the QR code or visit the donor link
  2. For Location Designation, select LEADVILLE
  3. For Program Designation, select Other – specify below
  4. For Other Designation, type  “Colorado Women Flyfishers” 
  5. Checks To: “CMC Foundation”, enter “Karen Williams Memorial Scholarship” in the memo and send to: CMC Foundation, 802 Grand Ave #215, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 
               

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Karen Williams

Karen Williams was a long-time member of the Colorado Women Flyfishers. She was the first to lend a helping hand to ladies just learning to fish, first to volunteer for any variety of club activities, and served in several Board positions. She lived her life well, with generosity, gratitude and humility. In 2020 Karen was diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer, which took her life quickly. The Colorado Women Flyfishers honor the memory of Karen and her dedication to helping women learn, and enjoy fly-fishing, with this scholarship to be awarded to an eligible women attending the CMC’s Professional Fly Fishing Guide Certificate Program this spring.

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