Arborjet scholarship program now accepting applications

By edited by Sarah Bunyea

The deadline to apply is June 30.

Arborjet Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, is now seeking applicants for its 2019 “Taking Root” college scholarship program. The program, now in its sixth consecutive year, will award ten graduating high school seniors each 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 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, Arborjet. “Through Arborjet's ‘Taking Root’ scholarship program, we recognize dedicated students who are already demonstrating achievement in their schools and communities, and who want to lend their skills and talents to grow our industry.”

Interested students and educators can find out more about the scholarship at www.scholarsapply.org/arborjet. The application deadline is June 30, 2019.