TREE Fund Scholarships

TREE Fund offers scholarships for undergraduate students who aspire to careers in arboriculture, urban forestry and related fields. All active scholarship programs are listed below. Before applying for any scholarship, carefully read the guidelines provided in the “Read More” links below. Contact the TREE Fund directly should you have questions or require additional information about these programs.

Will Nutter Memorial Scholarship

Supports the utility forestry and arboriculture industry by helping college students interested in those fields achieve high academic goals without accumulating burdensome debt. Up to $500 of the scholarship can be used for books and supplies.

Amount: $5,000

Applications accepted January 15 to March 15, each year.

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Robert Felix Memorial Scholarship
Supports college students studying arboriculture, urban forestry or related fields with the intention of entering arboriculture.
Award amount: $5,000
Applications accepted January 15 to March 15, each year.
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Bonnie Appleton Memorial Scholarship
Supports college students studying arboriculture, urban forestry, horticulture, nursery management or a related field with the intention of becoming a professional in one of these fields.
Award amount: $5,000
Applications accepted January 15 to March 15, each year.
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John Wright Memorial Scholarship
Supports high school seniors and returning college students pursuing careers related to arboriculture.
Award amount: $5,000
Applications accepted January 15 to March 15, each year.
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Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture Scholarship
Supports female college students enrolled in a program related to the practice of arboriculture and urban forestry.
Award amount: $5,000
Applications accepted January 15 to March 15, each year.
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