Scholarships

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MSU Forestry has the capacity to award more than $450,000 each year to students. Scholarship awards range from $2,000 per year to full tuition. For students participating in the Forests Forever Scholars Program, scholarship support is renewable for up to four years.

Forest Forever Scholars

The Forests Forever Scholars, FFS, Program provides opportunities for leadership development and further learning outside the classroom. All FFS develop a Leadership Through Service Project each semester. This gives students the opportunity to apply their forestry education in a broader context. FFS are leaders in the intellectual and social community of MSU Forestry.

Apply now

Submit the online MSU Forestry Scholarship Application. You must be a US Citizen to apply for scholarships.

Scholarships administered outside the Department of Forestry

Two scholarships are administered outside the Department of Forestry through the Michigan Forestry and Park Association. These are the:

  • Robert F. Brevitz Scholarship (urban forestry)
  • Garfield Scholarship (arboriculture, park management, public utility forestry)

To apply for the Robert F. Brevitz or Garfield Scholarships, please contact the MSU Forestry Undergraduate Academic Advisor, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). (These scholarships may require letters of recommendation or copies of your transcripts.)

Additional external scholarships:

  • The National Wood Flooring Association Education & Research Foundation Wood Studies Scholarship awards $1000 to a current high school senior who will study forestry, environmental science or natural resources. Please contact the MSU Forestry Undergraduate Academic Advisor, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.
  • Wood Splitters Direct Forestry Scholarship
  • Garage Door Nation Scholarship. The annual deadline is November 15

Contact

Undergraduate Academic Advisor
126 Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 355-0091
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)