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Are you a high school student, or an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in arboriculture, urban forestry, entomology, horticulture, or a related field?

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If you are a resident of one of the six New England states or attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year college or university in New England, there are scholarship options for you. Don't miss out! Mark your calendars and apply!

Be sure to visit the organization websites below for complete details on eligibility and application deadlines.

And now...the scholarships!

Massachusetts Tree Wardens' and Foresters' Association Scholarships

Deadline: February 1

  • Multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500 per student
  • Open to students at an accredited college or university in Massachusetts or residents of Massachusetts pursuing a degree full-time at an accredited college or university outside of Massachusetts
  • Go to the Mass. Tree Wardens' website to find out more.
Garden Club Federation of Maine

Deadline: February 1

  • Open to college juniors and seniors or graduate students who are legal residents of the State of Maine and not related to a GCFM Board Member. (College sophomores are eligible as they will be entering their junior year the following fall.)
  • Go to the Garden Club Federation of Maine website to find out more.
Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs

Deadline: February 1

  • Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent, legal resident of the Rhode Island (or towns in southeastern Massachusetts with RIFGC-affiliates
  • Must be attending, as a fulltime student, a fully-accredited college/university that is listed on the official website of the US Department of Education
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be planning a career related to the environment
  • Go to the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs website to find out more.
Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont

Deadline: February 1

  • A one-year scholarship of $1,000 is available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree.
  • Sophomores may make application for their junior year.
  • Go to the Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont website for more information.
Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts Scholarships

Deadline: March 1

  • Open to Massachusetts residents who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university
  • Degree programs include: horticulture, landscape architecture, forestry, environmental science, botany, biology, agriculture, landscape design, and other allied subjects
  • Go to the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts for complete details.
TREE Fund scholarship opportunities

Deadline: March 15

  • Scholarships are $5,000 each
  • For students studying arboriculture, urban forestry or related fields with the intention of entering arboriculture.
  • Open to high school seniors and current or returning students
  • Go to the TREE Fund website for complete details.
New England Chapter International Society of Arboriculture Scholarships

Deadline: April 1

  • Three scholarships - $2,500 each
  • Open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students
  • Must be a resident of a New England state or be enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university in New England
  • Must have completed at least one college semester in an eligible program (high school scholarship awarded after successful completion of first semester with 2.0 GPA or better)
  • Go to the New England Chapter ISA website to find out more.
Massachusetts Arborists Association Gordon & Frances King Scholarships

Deadline: May 31

  • Three scholarships - $2,500 each
  • For incoming first year students.
  • Must be an incoming full-time student in the four-year Urban Forestry program at UMass, or in the two-year Arboriculture and Park Management program at the Stockbridge School or Agriculture.
  • Preference will be given to residents of Massachusetts who plan to work in the Massachusetts commercial tree care industry.

Deadline: July 1

  • Award amounts vary (Awarded two scholarships in 2018: $2,000 and $4,000)
  • Open to undergraduates and master's students pursuing degrees in Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology, or allied subjects.
  • Students must be legal residents of Connecticut.
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