WOBURN, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborjet reminds graduating high school seniors that the deadline for its inaugural "Taking Root" Scholarship Program is right around the corner, and all applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2014. The company has been accepting applications from students who plan to pursue a career in arboriculture.
"We're gratified to see the outpouring of interest from students and their families in these scholarships," said Russ Davis, President and COO of Arborjet. "Our industry is growing and offers terrific opportunities for young people seeking to turn their ingenuity and passion into a career in the exciting field of arboriculture and tree care."
Arborjet is providing up to ten (10) $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two-year or four-year college.
Applicants must be graduating U.S. high school seniors who plan to major in a forestry course of study or related major for the entire 2014-15 academic year. Interested students and educators can find out more by visiting Arborjet.com and applying directly at sms.scholarshipamerica.org/arborjet/index.html. The application deadline is June 30, 2014.
As a leader in the care of America's urban and natural forests, Arborjet is committed to giving promising high school seniors the financial support they need to pursue this career path. Arborjet's "Taking Root" Scholarship Program recognizes dedicated students who have already demonstrated achievement in their schools and communities, and who plan to bring their skills and talents to the tree care industry.
Founded in 1999, Arborjet's mission is to provide the most effective and environmentally responsible formulations and equipment to promote overall plant health care and to preserve our natural and urban forests. The company is committed to researching and developing remedies for the world's most invasive pest insects and diseases to support arborists and enable them to safely treat near waterways and highly populated areas. Arborjet's products are for both residential and commercial application and are distributed throughout the United States. Arborjet is headquartered in Woburn, MA. To learn more about plant health products provided by Arborjet, visit www.arborjet.com.
Erin Vadala, Warner Communications, 978-468-3076, Email