John Wright Memorial Scholarship Program 2019-The John Wright Memorial Scholarship Program funds one student scholarship per year. This scholarship was established at TREE Fund by Wright Tree Service in honor and blessed memory of its founder, John L. Wright, and his son, John R. Wright. Learn more about Wright Tree Service and the founding family here.
The objective of this one-year scholarship is to encourage the arboriculture industry by providing aids to college students interested in commercial arboriculture achieve high academic goals without accumulating burdensome debt.
Interested Applicants must be high school seniors entering college or community college, or returning college students seeking a first bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree while attending an accredited US college or university. All applicants must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry. Special consideration will be given for honorably discharged veterans and present members of the United States Armed Forces, Reserves and National Guard.
One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually, to be paid in full at the start of the fall semester after the spring application cycle (e.g. apply in January to March 2019 for the Fall 2019 Semester). The award is non-renewable, but can be applied for annually. All awards will be paid directly to the educational institution attended by the recipient, in full, after required documentation has been received and verified. Awards may only be applied to tuition expense, and applicants may not request scholarships greater than the anticipated amount of their tuition expense for the academic year in which the grants will be paid.
Eligibility/Requirements John Wright Memorial Scholarship program 2019
- Applicants must be high school seniors entering college or community college or returning college students seeking a first bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree while attending an accredited US college or university.
- All applicants must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry.
- Pursuing a career in the commercial arboriculture industry
- Entering or returning student at an accredited undergraduate institution in the United States
- 0 GPA minimum
- United States citizen
- Employed at least part-time
How to Apply & Competition Rules
- Essay describing your reasons for pursuing your chosen career, your goals and objectives, and why you should be chosen for this scholarship (maximum 1000 words)
- Current transcript
- Two letters of recommendation or contact information for people who will provide them (one must be from your academic advisor)
- Educational standing and enrollment status
- History of scholarships and extracurricular activities
The application for this scholarship ends march 20, 2019.