Scholarships in Forestry Sciences

GSCAA Scholars Competition

Award: $3,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must have completed at least the first year of a collegiate turfgrass management program and be planning a career as a golf course superintendent. Selection is based upon academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and recommendations from college advisors and golf course superintendents or other employers. International students attending a US institution may also apply.

TAPPI Technical Division Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing an education in the paper and related industries.

Islamic Development Bank Loan Program

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 24 and has confirmed admission into a professional degree program. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following areas of study: agriculture, dentistry, economics, engineering, food technology, forestry/fishery, media, medical technology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, political science, social science, or veterinary medicine. High academic achievement and financial need are required. Recipient must not be in receipt of any other loan.

Freehold Soil Conservation Scholarship (Neal W. Munch, Marvin 'Mac' Clark and William Schauer Scholarships)

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 25

Applicant must be a resident of Middlesex or Monmouth County, NJ, who is majoring in a field related to natural resources.

Arnold Magoon Conservation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Vermont who will pursue a degree in biology, conservation, ecology, fish and game management, forestry, or a related field. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 18

Applicant must have validated enrollment in a federally recognized Native American tribe or Native Alaska Corporation. Three letters of recommendation, letter of application, transcript, resume, and proof of application to an institution of higher education are required. Minimum award amount is for graduating high school seniors and maximum award amount is for college students.

ITT-Rayonier Foundation Senior Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Selection is based upon leadership, scholarship, and financial need.

Wilse and Else Jennings Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Selection is based upon academic performance, professional potential, financial need, extracurricular activities, leadership, and goals/philosophies stated in application letter.

LaFontaine Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 30

Selection is based upon financial need.

Muriel Rumsey Foundation Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a graduate student in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation. Selection is based upon financial need.

Shelley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a graduate student conducting research primarily on the production and utilization of hardwood forests in Florida.

Knights of Pythias Scholarship

Award: $1,880, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an Arizona resident, demonstrate financial need by filing FAFSA, and have declared a major.

John Mabry Forestry Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited forestry school who is beginning their third year of a four-year program or beginning the second year of a two-year program.

Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an Oregon high school senior who has been accepted to a four-year college or university education program in a forest resources production field of study.

Bartlett Tree Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 7

Applicant must rank in top third of secondary school class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 22. Transfer and upperclass applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in a career in arboriculture or urban forestry.

Forestry Department Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

David Peterson Memorial Award

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must plan to transition to University Park for Forestry Science or Agricultural Sciences.

Helen Barnum Forestry Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a forestry major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need. All students who file a FAFSA by March 2 will automatically be considered for the award.

Oregon Foundation for Blacktail Deer Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be enrolling in a public or nonprofit college or university in the state of Oregon and pursuing a major in biology, forestry, wildlife science or related fields. FAFSA required.

Homer and Mildred Crank Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a graduate of Columbus East, Columbus North or Hauser High School who will pursue post-secondary studies in environmental management, forestry, horticulture, landscape design, or plant science.

John W. Landis Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Wayne County high school who will pursue post-secondary education in the field of agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry, home and farm economic, horticulture or solid and water conservation full-time. Financial need must be demonstrated.

James H. Davis Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Palm Beach or Martin County, FL high school, Homestead High School, or South Dade High School who will major in agriculture, forestry, or horticulture at an accredited post-secondary institution in Florida. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Taking Root Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to pursue full-time studies in entomology, environmental science, forestry, horticulture, plant sciences, or related major at an accredited two- or four-year college.

See Through Canoe Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a college student who demonstrates a passion and commitment to a career in forestry or environmental resources. Minimum 3.5 GPA, completion of a minimum of two courses in forestry or environmental sciences, and response to two short essay questions are required.

Mabel Mayforth Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Vermont residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students and must major horticulture, landscape, design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology or biology with a special interest in plants, ecology and allied subjects. They must be full-time students at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previous winners may reapply.

Garden Club of Ohio Inc. Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be residents of Ohio and must be enrolled in a postsecondary degree program related to environmental science, plant science, horticulture, floriculture, city planning or wildlife. They must be rising undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Oregon Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be Oregon high school or home school graduates with a full year of completed college coursework. Students must be enrolled in a degree program that is related to agriculture or forestry. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

Award: -, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be rising undergraduate freshmen, sophomores or juniors who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must plan to enroll or be enrolled at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.