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Call for Applications: Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships from Trees Virginia

Trees Virginia (The Virginia Urban Forest Council) is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program for students at Virginia colleges and universities.

Three scholarships will be awarded:

  • One $2,000 scholarship for a graduate student (master’s or doctoral level)
  • One $2,000 scholarship for a student seeking a bachelor’s degree
  • One $1,000 scholarship for a student seeking an associate’s degree

Scholarships are aimed at students majoring in urban forestry, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture, and other related disciplines who have an interest in a career related to urban forestry.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2019 @ 10 PM

Eligibility Requirements and Application Instructions: http://www.treesvirginia.org/outreach/scholarships

Questions? Contact treesvirginia@lumos.net

The Virginia Urban Forest Council (Trees Virginia) is a non-profit group whose mission is to enhance the quality of life through stewardship of our Commonwealth’s urban and community trees. The Council’s Board of Directors, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Forestry, works vigorously to enhance public awareness, increase professional competence, and bolster political engagement in urban forestry issues.

In support of these efforts, Trees Virginia has established a scholarship program in urban forestry for eligible students attending Virginia colleges and universities.  Since 2008, Trees Virginia has awarded over $40,000 in scholarships.

2019 Harvard Forest Summer Research Program

Explore Harvard’s 4,000-acre outdoor laboratory & classroom in Petersham, Massachusetts.

May 27 to August 9, 2019

A summer of mentored research in

  • Forest carbon dynamics in air & soils
  • Ecosystem transformation: invasive species impacts
  • Advancing conservation
  • Computer science solutions for big data
  • Remote sensing of changing forest canopies
  • Tree ring analysis: Telling climate stories

11 weeks residential program
$5,775 stipend and travel
Full room & board and meal plan

Apply online by February 1, 2019


Questions? Contact Manisha Patel, Summer Program Coordinator: manishapatel@fas.harvard.edu, 978-756-6148