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Post–Secondary Student Scholarships
Federation of BC Woodlot Associations- Post-Secondary Scholarships
The FBCWA awards a $1,000 scholarship each year to a student related to a woodlot licensee and/ or a private forest land owner who is attending post-secondary education in a forestry-related area of study. The most recent recipient of this scholarship was Cody Turner, whose family has woodlot #318 in Pritchard, along with their ranch lands. Cody is currently in his second year at Thompson Rivers University in the Natural Resource Science program. Deadline for applications is April 2010.
For more information, see: www.woodlot.bc.ca/membersadmin.html#scholarships
Interior Logging Association- Post-Secondary Scholarships
Each year, four scholarships totaling $5000 are offered through the Interior Logging Association's Scholarship Program. The scholarships are open to graduating secondary students, or students already enrolled in Canadian colleges or universities in any discipline, who are immediate relatives of ILA members or employees of member companies. The Forestry Scholarship is open to any graduating student in the ILA’s operating area. who is enrolled in a full-time program at an accredited Canadian college, university or institute of technology.
The following scholarships are offered:
- $2,000.00 FORESTRY SCHOLARSHIP: Open to any graduating student in the ILA's operating area enrolling in full time studies in a forestry-related discipline at a Canadian college, university or vocational school.
- $1,000.00 MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP: Open to graduating secondary school students or students already enrolled in a full time program at a Canadian college, university or vocational school in any discipline, who are immediate relatives of ILA members and employees of member companies..
- $1,000.00 MEMBER TRADES SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP: Open to students of an ILA member enrolling in a full time course at a British Columbia Trades School in Heavy Duty Mechanics, Professional Truck Driving or Heavy Duty Machine Operators Course, Welding Course or similar training program that leads to employment within the logging industry.
- $1,000.00 ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP: Open to graduating secondary school students who are immediate relatives of an ILA member or member company employee. This scholarship is awarded to the ILA affiliated applicant with the highest academic standard enrolling in a Canadian College, University or Technical School as a full time student in a Business Administration discipline.
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