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TAG: scholarships

Davey awards scholarships to 50 students

March 15, 2016By

Each year, Davey awards $1,000 merit-based scholarships to students in the green industry. To be eligible for an Arbor Grant scholarship, students must be enrolled in a two- or four-year program that focuses on forestry, urban forestry, arboriculture or another green industry field. The 2015 Arbor Grant winners are: Ted King, Alleghany College of Maryland; Danny Metz, Alleghany College of Maryland; Abigail... read more

Arborjet awards scholarships

November 9, 2015By

Arborjet, a manufacturer of tree injection products, named the 10 recipients of its Taking Root Scholarships, which has collectively awarded $20,000 in two years. Each graduating high school senior selected won a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology, environmental science or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college. “We are delighted... read more

LEAF Scholarship applications due by April 15

April 9, 2015By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Landscape Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF) Scholarship awards online through April 15. Since 1972, the CLCA has offered scholarships to college and university students majoring in landscape-related programs. In 1988, LEAF was formed to carry on the tradition of awarding financial aid to deserving students. Any student attending an... read more

HRI offers $20K in scholarships

April 7, 2015By

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year through May 31. The scholarships are made possible by seven HRI endowment funds for students seeking a lifelong career in horticulture. Scholarships available in 2015 include: The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship ($3,000); The Usrey Family Scholarship ($1,000); The Bryan A. Champion Memorial... read more

PLANET AEF dubs educator of the year, gives 53 scholarships

March 25, 2015By

The Professional Landcare Network Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) presented a slew of academic accolades at PLANET Student Career Days, hosted Mach 12-15 by North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. In 2015 alone, PLANET AEF has given a total of $91,100 in awards and scholarships. Adding to that, it bestowed 53 scholarships at a reception, sponsored by Stihl, March... read more

65 teams compete at 2015 PLANET Student Career Days

March 24, 2015By

In its 39th year, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days drew 800 students to North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., last week. Sixty-five teams, including three National FFA Organization high school teams, participated in 27 individual and team competitions. The events included, among others, tree climbing, hardscape installation, wood construction, plant identification, sales presentation, exterior/interior design, irrigation... read more