TAG: green industry education

Arborjet now accepting applications for its Taking Root Scholarship Program

May 10, 2017By

Arborjet is now accepting applications for its 2017 Taking Root Scholarship Program. The application deadline is June 30. In its fourth year, the scholarship program will award 10 $1,000 scholarship to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology, environmental science or a related major at an accredited two-year or four-year college. “We are thrilled to again... read more

Irrigation Foundation names scholarship winners

May 10, 2017By

Sixteen students from technical schools and universities across the nation were selected as recipients of the Irrigation Foundation Scholarship Program awards. The student recipients, who are enrolled in associate, bachelor and graduate programs across the nation, were awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. The Irrigation Foundation Scholarship program was established to develop and administer an awards program that promotes... read more

College of DuPage launches NALP-accredited Landscape Contracting and Management degree

December 12, 2016By

College of DuPage, a community college in Glen Ellyn, Ill., is launching a new Landscape Contracting and Management degree that will prepare graduates to design, implement and maintain landscape projects in horticulture-related careers, Yahoo! Finance reported. The program, which is accredited by the National Association of Landscape Professionals, will teach students to design and construct landscapes, estimate and bid projects, understand... read more

Registration opens for HortScholar program

December 2, 2016By

The AmericanHort HortScholars program is accepting applications through March 1. The program is open to any student pursuing a horticulture-related degree and includes all degree levels, from associate’s to Ph.D. With paid meals, lodging and registration, HortScholars will spend seven days in Columbus, Ohio, assisting with the behind-the-scenes logistics of preparing the Columbus Convention Center for Cultivate’17, AmericanHort’s annual trade show and educational... read more