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Forestry students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships provided by alumni and friends of the department, including the William and Mable Stuermann Scholarships that provide $5,000 annually for three years. In addition, there are college-wide scholarships available to students in the College of Natural Resources and Environment. Highly qualified students will find that the generous support of these donors has provided ample scholarship opportunities to help them finance undergraduate study at the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation.

Applying for Scholarships

Scholarships Available to Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Students

Scholarship
Availability
Eligibility
Amount
The Barlett Tree Foundation Annual Scholarshipone each yearStudents in the Urban Forestry option.
$2,000/yr
Thomas M. Brooks Scholarshipone each year College of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
William M. Carter Memorial Scholarshipone each yearForestry and wildlife students
$2,000/yr
Champion International Corporation Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students$1,000 to $2,000/yr
The Chesapeake Foundation Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
The Dean’s International Study Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students 
A. E. "Jim" Evans Scholarshipmultiple each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
Peter P. Feret Memorial Scholarshipone each yearSophmore, junior, or senior in Forestry
$2,000/yr
Richard Foster Urban Forestry Scholarshipone each yearStudent with avid interest in Urban Forestry
$2,000/yr
Jeffrey Andrew Fuerst Memorial Scholarshipmultiple each yearAwarded to rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior focusing in the area of general forest management.
$2,000/yr
Herman William Gabriel Scholarshipone each yearAwarded to undergraduate students who are enrolled in forestry.
$1,000/yr
Georgia-Pacific Foundationone each yearForestry Majors
$2,000/yr
Charles O. Gose, Jr. Scholarshipone each year College of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
Gray Lumber Company Scholarshipmultiple each year College of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
John F. Hosner Scholarshipone each yearAwarded to students in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, renewable
$1,000/yr
Thomas H. Jones Scholarshipmultiple each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Newbill Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
George and Mary Ragsdale Scholarshipone each yearAwarded to undergraduate and graduate students based upon potential in, and interest in, contributing to the forest industry. 
K.S. Rolston Memorial Industrial Forestry Operations Scholarshipone each yearIndustrial Forestry Operations and Business student
$2,000/yr
William O. Ross Scholarshipmultiple each year College of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
Jack Sheldon Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$1,000 - $1,500/yr
approximatly
The Honorable and Mrs. Shelton Hardaway Short, Jr. Memorial Scholarshipmultiple each yearRising sophmores in the College of Natural Resources and Environment
$2,000/yr
Gretchen and Clyde Smith Memorial Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
J. Russell Smith Scholarshipmultiple each yearForestry and agriculture
$2,000/yr
John D. Smith Memorial Scholarshipone each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
Union Camp Scholarshipmutiple each yearCollege of Natural Resources and Environment students
$2,000/yr
The Richard B. Vasey Scholarshipone each yearJunior or senior enrolled in Forestry or Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences
$1,000/yr
Thomas A. Walbridge Scholarshipone each yearStudents enrolled in the Industrial Forestry Operations and Business program
$2,000/yr
Scholarships provided through the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation
Georgia-Pacific Foundation Scholarshipone each yearAwarded to students in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, renewable.
$2,000/yr
Victor W. Stewart Scholarshipmultiple each yearAwarded to rising sophomores in Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, renewable.
$2,000/yr
William and Mable Stuermann Scholarshipmultiple each yearAwarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors in Forest Resources Management, Forest Operations and Business, or Urban Forestry options,  a minimum of 3.0 grade point average required, renewable
$5,000/yr

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