Arborjet “Taking Root” College Scholarship Program Deadline Approaches
Applications Must Be Submitted by June 30, 2018
, a revolutionary plant health care company, reminds graduating high school seniors that the deadline for its “Taking Root” College Scholarship Program is right around the corner, and all applications must be submitted by June 30, 2018. For the fifth consecutive year, the scholarship program will award 10 graduating high school seniors each with 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.
Arborjet is committed to providing students the financial support they need to pursue career paths in these industries – and the opportunities are continuing to grow. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predict over 10% growth in the arboriculture field between 2016 and 2026. Tree care industry professionals are employed nationwide by private companies, utilities, municipalities, universities and the federal government.
Applicants for Arborjet’s 2018 “Taking Root” scholarship program must be graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to major in forestry or a related major for the entire 2018-19 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Interested students and educators can find out more about the scholarship by visiting Arborjet.com and applying directly at www.scholarsapply.org/arborjet. Again, the application deadline is June 30, 2018.
“Parents, educators, counselors and the tree care community, please join us in encouraging young students to transform their ingenuity and passion into a career in this important industry,” said 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 plan to lend their skills and talents to grow our industry.”
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Founded in 1999, Arborjet’s mission is to provide the most effective and environmentally responsible formulations and equipment to promote overall plant health care and to preserve our natural and urban forests. The company is committed to researching and developing remedies for the world’s most invasive pest insects and diseases to support arborists and enable them to safely treat near waterways and highly populated areas. Arborjet’s products are for both residential and commercial application and are distributed throughout the United States. Arborjet is headquartered in Woburn, MA. To learn more about plant health products provided by Arborjet, visit.