Forest Friendly Communities — Education & Training Scholarships

Are you a British Columbian pursuing forestry-related post-secondary education or training in BC in 2019/20?

Then you should apply for a Forestry Friendly Communities Education & Training ScholarshipThe deadline is July 15, 2019.

Forestry Friendly Communities is committed to celebrating the proud history and rich future of British Columbia’s forest sector. With forestry generating 1 out of every 17 jobs in the province, the training and education of forestry workers is essential to the industry’s future.

This year Forestry Friendly Communities will award three Education & Training Scholarships of up to $1,500 each to British Columbians pursuing forestry-related post-secondary education or training in BC.

This includes forestry-specific training, as well as trades training leading to a job within the forest industry. Funding for the Education & Training Scholarshipwas made possible through a program called Toques for Tuition. Forestry workers, their families, and others purchased $25 Forestry Proud toques from Forestry Friendly Communities, with 100% of proceeds directed to the scholarship fund.

 

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