John Wright Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established at the TREE Fund by Wright Tree Service in honor and memory of its founder, John L. Wright, and his son, John R. Wright. It aims to support the arboriculture industry by helping high school seniors entering college or community college, or returning college students seeking a first bachelors degree or associates degree in commercial arboriculture while attending an accredited US college or university.
- 1 award
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- Age/Grade Level:Must be high school seniors entering college or community college, or returning college students seeking a first bachelors degree or associates degree
- Minimum GPA:3.0
- Financial Need:Not Mentioned
- Citizenship:Must be United States citizen
- College:Must attend an accredited US college or university
- Major/Career:Must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry
- Military:Consideration will be given for honorably discharged veterans and present members of the United States Armed Forces, Reserves and National Guard
- Employer:Must be employed at least part-time
- Judging Criteria:Applications will be scored on the following scale: GPA (20 points), Essay (30 points), 1st letter of recommendation (10 points), 2nd letter of recommendation (10 points), Advisor letter of recommendation (20 points), Potential for continuing in arboriculture or urban forestry (10 points), Active or honorably discharged member of the United States Armed Forces, Reserves or National Guard (10 points).
- Resume/Activity List:Required
- Essay: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).
- Recommendation Letters:Three letters of recommendation or contact information for people who will provide them (one must be from your academic advisor)
- Other Materials:Proof of United States citizenship; Proof of employment
- Name: Mary DiCarlo
- Phone: (630) 369-8300
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org