The John Mabry Forestry Scholarships

Railway Tie Association

The scholarship was established to provide educational support to college junior and seniors who are enrolled in a two or four-year college or university and are pursuing a study in Forestry.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    College Juniors and Seniors
  • Financial Need:
  • College:
    Enrolled in a two or four-year college or university
  • Major/Career:
    Enrolled in accredited Forestry programs

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    A brief description of your present, and any future, educational focus.Why and how you got where you are now and why you have chosen to major in forestry.How you think your career path might ultimately be beneficial to the hardwood industry that serves the railroads.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Give name and address of one reference which must be your University Department Head, major professor, or employer, or other responsible member of the community. You may include more than one reference. Additional references will count in your favor. Any other reference may be of your own choosing
  • Portfolio/Work Samples:
    Research projects or school activities you are or have been involved with. Post-graduate plans, if any.
  • Other Materials:
    The original completed and signed application; Any other pertinent information you believe is important to your application; One photo of a quality suitable for publication in the Crossties magazine

Contact Information