Sept. 13 2019 08:00 AM

The program offers $10,000 annually to qualifying students.

Arborjet, Woburn, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that it has awarded the 2019 Taking Root Scholarship to this year’s deserving students. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the program offers $10,000 in scholarship to students who plan to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology or a related major at an accredited two-or four-year college.

“We want parents, educators, counselors and the tree care community to join us in encouraging young students to transform their ingenuity and passion into a career in this important industry,” says Russ Davis, president and COO of Arborjet. “Through this scholarship program, we recognize dedicated students whose philosophy aligns with our company’s mission to help save trees and preserve urban forests. This year’s winners have demonstrated achievement in their schools and want to lend their skills and talents to help grow our industry, which we truly value.”

This year’s scholarship recipients plan to major in forestry, agriculture and environmental sciences and attend the following schools: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Austin State, Colorado College, North Carolina Agriculture & Technical State University, and The University of Tennessee.

Recipients for the scholarship program must be graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to major in forestry or a related major for the entire academic year at an accredited two-or four-year college or university. For further information on this year’s recipients and to find out more about the scholarship, please visit Arborjet’s website.