Taking Root Scholarship Program

Arborjet “Taking Root” College Scholarship Program

Now in its seventh consecutive year, the Arborjet scholarship program will award a graduating high school senior up to $10,000 in scholarship to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology or a related major at an accredited two or four-year college.

Arborjet is committed to providing students the financial support they need to achieve career paths in these industries. According to recent statistics, “When all landscaping services are included within the arboriculture industry, the total revenues generated are about $78 billion,” and showing signs of continued growth. Tree care and industry professionals are employed nationwide by private companies, utilities, municipalities, universities and the federal government.

“We want parents, educators, counselors and the greater tree care community to join us in encouraging young students to transform their ingenuity and passion into a career in this important industry. 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,” said President and COO of Arborjet Russ Davis.

Applicants for Arborjet’s 2020 “Taking Root” scholarship program must be graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to major in forestry or related major (listed above)  for the entire 2020-21 academic year at an accredited two-or four-year college or university. Interested students and educators can find out more about the scholarship at Arborjet.com and may apply directly at www.learnmore.scholarsapply.org/arborjet. The application deadline is June 1, 2020.

Congratulations to our 2019 “Taking Root” College Scholarship Winners!

This year’s scholarship recipients plan to major in forestry, agriculture and environmental sciences and are matriculating at the following schools: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Austin State, Colorado College, North Carolina Agriculture & Technical State University, and The University of Tennessee.