Application Deadline for 2016 Scholarship Award is November 28, 2015
The Connecticut Tree Protective Association is happy to again be offering the opportunity to apply for the CTPA Arborist Scholarship to students at the college level who are engaged in studying arboriculture or urban forestry. Since its initiation in 2001, this Scholarship has been awarded over twenty times to students of demonstrated potential and commitment to trees and tree care. In each case, these young men and women have continued on with their education and moved on towards their career goals.
CTPA is very pleased for having had a role to play in helping these worthy young people along this path. We also look forward to receiving the next set of applications for the 2016 Arborist Scholarship.
Who can apply?
Applicant shall be a student currently enrolled full-time in an accredited university or community college and pursuing a course of study in urban forestry or arboriculture. If an applicant is not studying urban forestry or arboriculture, he or she must describe how his or her course of study will lead to a career in arboriculture or urban forestry.
Applicant shall have completed first semester work with a grade point average of 2.0 or better before receiving scholarship funding.
Applicant shall be a Connecticut resident. Preference will be given to those who plan to practice arboriculture in Connecticut.
Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Applicant should be able to attend the annual meeting of the Connecticut Tree Protective Association on January 21, 2016 to be recognized before the membership and receive the scholarship.
Scholarship may be renewed in the subsequent year provided the applicant meets the above criteria and has submitted a complete application package (form, cover letter, transcripts, and letters of recommendation).
What is the award?
- For 2016, CTPA has established two $2,000 scholarship awards.
Where can I go for more information?
Application forms and more detailed information can be found at:
- Information and Scholarship Application (Word document – fillable)
- Information and Scholarship Application (pdf)
You can also contact the CTPA Office for information:
The Connecticut Tree Protective Association, Inc.
PO Box 1946
Wallingford, CT 06492