This year’s “Taking Root Scholarship Program,” now in its seventh consecutive year will award eligible applicants up to $10,000. Arborjet Inc., a revolutionary tree and plant health care company, announces that the 2020 program will award scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a forestry-related major and career (e.g. Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science, Biology as it relates to the environment, Agriculture, Plant Biology, etc. excluding Marine or Wildlife).
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.scholarsapply.org/arborjet. The application deadline is June 1, 2020.
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About : Arborjet Inc. is the leading plant health care company, which for 20 years has focused on providing the most effective formulations and delivery systems to protect trees, shrubs, and plants from a wide variety of insect, disease, and nutritional concerns. Backed by years of research, Arborjet provides the most effective and environmentally responsible treatment options available anywhere, with almost 4,000 service providers and over one million trees saved! As premier solutions providers, Arborjet is committed to advancing the industries it serves through thought leadership, product and technology development, scientific research, and exceptional customer service.