FFC 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 Scholarship.

Read the information below and then download an application today.

Forestry Friendly Communities (https://forestryfriendly.ca) 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.

In 2019, 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 Scholarship was 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.

• Applicant is a resident of British Columbia.

• Applicant will be pursuing post-secondary or training in British Columbia during the 2019/20 school year. This can include education in a forestry program or training in a trades program leading to a job in the forest industry.

• A completed application form.

• A letter of recommendation. This could be from a teacher, coach, or employer, or someone else who knows you well. It cannot be from a family member.

Download an application here.

Completed applications can be submitted as follows:

Via email: [email protected]

Via letter mail:

Forestry Friendly Communities Scholarships
#520 – 510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L8

DEADLINE: completed applications must be received by July 15, 2019.

Scholarships will be awarded by the Forestry Friendly Communities committee. The successful candidates will be those who meet eligibility criteria and who best demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a forestry-related career through answers to application questions.

Forestry Friendly Communities reserves the right not to make an award should there be no suitable candidate.

In order to receive scholarship funds, recipients must provide proof of enrollment at a British Columbia post-secondary institution.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, technology / books, or work gear.

Scholarship recipients will be publically announced by Forestry Friendly Communities, and will be featured in future Forestry Friendly Communities publications.

Toques for Tuition