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Interior Logging Association Scholarships

Each year, four scholarships totaling $5000 are offered through the Interior Logging Association's Scholarship Program. Three of the scholarships are open to graduating secondary students, or students already enrolled in college or university 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.  Candidates are to be enrolled in a full-time program at an accredited Canadian college, university or institute of technology.

If you are a member or non-member of the Interior Logging Association and have a family member or relative attending a college or university this year, please have them apply. Applications close July 31, 2007.

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 or University or Vocational School.
  • $1,000.00 MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP: Open to graduating secondary school students or students already enrolled in college or university in any discipline who are immediate relatives of ILA members and employees of member companies. Candidates must be enrolling in a full time program at an accredited Canadian College, University or Institute of Technology.
  • $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 employees. 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.

Applications postmarked later than July 31 will not be considered. Scholarships are awarded as soon as possible after the closing date of July 31 each year. Payment will be made upon confirmation of registration in a full-time program of studies. In the event that no candidate has reached an acceptable standard in any or all scholarship categories, the scholarship committee may elect not to make an award. They may also, at their discretion, make lesser awards to more than one candidate in a category.

For more info, go to the Interior Logging Association site: www.interiorlogging.org/scholarship.php

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