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Arborjet 2017 Taking Root scholarship program now accepting applications

Arborjet, a leader in the care of America’s urban and natural forests, is seeking applicants for its 2017 “Taking Root” Scholarship Program. Now in its fourth year, the scholarship program will award 10 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. Arborjet is committed to providing the next generation with the financial support needed to allow them to pursue bright careers in the arboriculture industry. To apply, please go to sms.scholarshipamerica.org/arborjet.

“We are thrilled to again be able to recognize students who are passionate about trees, plants, and our environment, who have demonstrated achievement in their communities and schools, and give them a head start on making an impact in this exciting industry,” said Russ Davis, President and COO of Arborjet. “We ask counselors, educators, parents and members of the tree and plant care health community to come together and encourage any promising high schools seniors you know to take advantage of Arborjet’s scholarship program.”

Applicants for Arborjet’s 2017 “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 2017-18 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 sms.scholarshipamerica.org/arborjet. The application deadline is June 30, 2017.

For more information, please visit www.arborjet.com.

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