Wood Studies Scholarship

The National Wood Flooring Association Education & Research Foundation Wood Studies Scholarship is designed to promote the post-secondary study of forestry and related forestry sciences.

Trees are a natural resource providing the raw materials that support the livelihood of those employed in the forestry industry, including members of the NWFA.

This nonrenewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry in an effort to advance and improve forestry practices for generations to come. All applicants will be notified by April 28, 2017.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Current high school senior
  2. GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. ACT score of 25 or higher, or SAT score of 1800 or higher
  4. Future study at a four-year college/university in the field of forestry, environmental science, or natural resources
  5. Application and all materials postmarked by February 1, 2017


Submit:

  • Completed application [Download the application]
  • Current high school transcript
  • Proof of ACT or SAT score
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher (sealed in an envelope with signature on flap)
  • Proof of acceptance at a four-year college/university in the field of forestry, environmental science, or natural resources
  • Resume including extracurricular activities, awards, leadership, community service and work experience
  • Essay (500-750 words, 12 pt type, double-spaced) on the following topic: “How does the study of forestry benefit the wood flooring industry?"

Failure to meet any of the criteria outlined, or to submit all materials requested, will disqualify your entry. Follow directions carefully.

 

Download the Wood Studies Scholarship Application


Mail:

All materials should be mailed together. Materials must be postmarked by February 1, 2017. No applications postmarked after February 1, 2017, will be considered. Mail materials to the following address:

National Wood Flooring Association 
Education & Research Foundation
Wood Studies Scholarship
111 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd.
Chesterfield, MO 63005


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