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NTHA’s Scholarship for Paul Smith’s College School of Logging
NTHA's new Scholarship to Paul Smith’s College School of Logging is offered to all high school graduates in the nine-county area of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties.  Paul Smith’s College School of Logging is an introductory two-week training that prepares you to work successfully in mechanized timber harvesting operations. The coursework includes Game of Logging Levels 1 and 2, logger rescue, mechanized & low-impact harvesting, GPS & mapping, hardwood log bucking, utilization dendrology, forest ecology & silviculture, operations & mill tours, tree care and invasive species management. The school is from July 12 through July 23, 2021. Applications will be reviewed and awarded on a first come, first serve basis.  For more info please download the application below. ...more>> ...download>>

NTHA Community Forest Scholarship for High School SeniorsNTHA Community Forest Scholarship for High School Seniors photo

The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship is offered to all High School Seniors in the nine-county area of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties, or to members of NTHA. To qualify for the $1500 scholarship, students must complete the following application, providing as much detail as possible, and submit it to: Northern Tier Hardwood Association, PO Box 7, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

*Please note, the scholarship amount has been increased from $500 to $1500 starting in 2017. There will be one Community Forests Scholarship awarded each year*

Deadline for applications is April 30th of each year. In addition, applicants must meet the following criteria:

- Be accepted to a Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study
- Be accepted to a Technical School, College or University
- Provide 3 references, including one outside of school
- Provide proof of acceptance, when received
- The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship is offering a scholarship open to all High School Seniors in the nine-county area Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties.
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NTHA Forest Resources Scholarship for College Students

The Northern Tier Hardwood Association (NTHA) of Pennsylvania is offering one $1500 scholarship to a student majoring in forest management, forest products, or a closely related field. Students should be current students at a two or four year college or university. In order to apply a student needs to to be a member of NTHA or have graduated from a high school or lived in one of the following counties in Pennsylvania: Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wyoming, Pike, Wayne, Lackawanna, and Luzerne.

*Please note, the scholarship amount has been increased from $500 to $1500 starting in 2017. Only one Forest Resource Scholarship will be awarded each year*

If you meet the above qualifications, complete the following applications and mail it to:

Northern Tier Hardwood Association
Attn: College Scholarship
PO Box 7
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Deadline for applications is April 30th of each year. If you have questions you can call the NTHA office and leave a message at 570-265-7753 or email: nthapa@nthardwoods.org.

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Other Scholarships

Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowner's Association Scholarship - 

For: High School Seniors and College Students

The Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners' Association has organized a scholarship program available to students pursuing forestry, agricultural, natural resources management, environmental education or related field of study. Deadline for applications is April 1st.  Download Application Here

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