Our 2016-2017 scholarships have been awarded! Please stay tuned in May 2017 for further information about our upcoming 2017-2018 scholarship offerings.
Redside currently offers two scholarships: the Telly Evans Memorial Scholarship at the University of Idaho; and the Idaho Guide Scholarship awarded to Idaho guides attending any accredited college, university, trade, or professional school in the U.S.
Both scholarships are $1000 and are awarded to individuals based on their academic record and financial need. The scholarships are typically awarded in two $500 disbursements – one each in Fall and Spring semesters or quarters.
2016 - 2017 Idaho Guide Scholarship
Kate Stoddard - National University of Natural Medicine
Kate is a three generations deep Idaho native. Words cannot capture her unyielding love for wild spaces. Kate grew up in Boise, Idaho where she cultivated a passion for the outdoors at an early age. After graduating from Boise High School she attended Montana State University where she double majored in philosophy and photography. Kate considers her guiding job her most important work to date, finding her position as a steward and an educator invaluable. Kate is currently working toward a graduate degree at the National University of Natural Medicine in the discipline of holistic nutrition. When she is not studying or guiding for Middle Fork River Expeditions, she can be found in the backcountry skiing, kayaking, paragliding, making music, growing and making delicious food and figuring out how to make the most socially responsible impact possible. Kate looks forward to a future in preventative healthcare with the outlook that the health of the individual is interconnected with the health of their environment.
Allie Vostrejs - University of Colorado
A fifth generation Colorado native, Allie Vostrejs was brought up fishing, backpacking, skiing and exploring. She began guiding rivers in 2008 on the mighty Arkansas River. Since then, she has guided all over Colorado, Utah, Oregon and Idaho. In 2014 she began guiding on the Middle Fork of the Salmon in the Frank Church Wilderness, a magical place with which she has fallen deeply in love. The Middle Fork continues to push all aspects of her guiding, from understanding the dynamic flux of the river system to learning and interpreting its complex connection to human history. Allie is currently completing a master’s degree in landscape architecture at the University of Colorado. She plans to use her degree to design places that inspire care and appreciation for the natural world. Believing that all people deserve access to nature, she plans to work to create a more resilient relationship between people and their environment. Upon graduation she hopes to work at a firm that specializes in water resources and to continue to inspire people to play and find beauty in the great outdoors.
2016-2017 Telly Evans Memorial Scholarship
Lafe Korell - University of Idaho
Lafe Korell was born and raised in Emmett, ID. Since he could walk, he has been helping his father hunt and run hounds. When he was younger, he did anything he could to help in hunting camp. As soon as Lafe turned eighteen, he got his official guide’s license. Since then, he has been guiding for Korell Outfitters, a hunting outfit based out of Lowman, ID. He is currently a sophomore at the University of Idaho and is double majoring in accounting and finance. Upon graduation, he plans to continue guiding and helping with the family business.
Past Scholarship Recipients
Idaho Guide Scholarship
Kyle Smith, 2015-2016
Kami Spence, 2015-2016
Jeff Smith, 2014-2015
Nathan Moody, 2014-2015
Rachel Herskowitz, 2013-2014
Emma Williams, 2013-2014
Telly Evans Memorial Scholarship
Logan Warren, 2015-2016
Ashley Hughes, 2014-2015
Austin Wassmuth, 2014-2015
John Campbell, 2013-2014
Mark Macedo, 2013-2014
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