Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship – $6,000 – Deadline: April 1st, 2015

The AOL Scholarship Competition is a $6,000 scholarship, $1,500 awarded annually (if student qualifies and is approved by the Scholarship committee) to Oregon high school seniors or current college students who intend to pursue a four-year college or university education and a career in a forest resource reproduction field of study.   Field of study examples: Forest Management, Forest Engineering and Forest Products.

Each candidate must submit:

  • The AOL Scholarship Application Form: Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship Application
  • An original essay on “What challenges do you see in the field of logging and what are your views on meeting the challenges” not to exceed three pages, handwritten or typed.
  • High school transcripts
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Letter of Acceptance to 4 Year College – The college must be accredited by the Society of American Foresters, safnet.org/education/recognition.cfm

Letter of Acceptance should include field of study or major

Candidate will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Candidate’s studies and experiences as they relate to chosen field of interest
  • Scholastic performance in all classes as it relates to success in higher education (GPA)
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Thought process, grammatical usage and capability to express self in the essay
  • Legibility, neatness and accuracy of information submitted

The potential contribution of the student in a forest resource production related field is the important issue. Financial need of the student is NOT a criterion for selection. The selection of the winner will be made by the AOL Scholarship Committee, which are members of the association.

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