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Arborjet 2016 Taking Root scholarship program now accepting applications

Arborjet is seeking applicants for its 2016 “Taking Root” Scholarship Program. Now in its third year, the scholarship program will award10 graduating high school seniors each with a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two-year or four-year college. A leader in the care of America’s urban and natural forests, Arborjet is committed to providing the next generation with the financial support needed to allow them to pursue bright careers in the arboriculture industry.

“We are pleased to again offer our “Taking Root” Scholarship Program to recognize students who have demonstrated achievement in their communities and schools, and are dedicated to carving a path and sharing their passions with our industry,” said Russ Davis, President and COO of Arborjet. “We ask parents, educators and the plant health community to come together to help encourage young students to take advantage of our scholarship program and fuel their meaningful educations and careers in this exciting industry.”

Applicants for Arborjet’s 2016 “Taking Root” Scholarship Program must be graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to major in a forestry course of study or related major for the entire 2016-17 academic year at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Interested students and educators can find out more about the scholarship by visiting Arborjet.com and applying directly at http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/arborjet. The application deadline is June 30, 2016.

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