Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture Scholarship Program

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Grant amount: US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 15, 2021

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Delaware, Pennsylvania

Gender restriction: Female

Minimum GPA: 2.5

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About this funder:



The Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture Scholarship Program provides financial support for university and college students through scholarships to foster a greater appreciation of shade trees and promote the science and practice of professional arboriculture in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The award is non-renewable, but can be applied for annually. All awards will be paid directly to the educational institution attended by the recipient in two equal payments. 

The TREE Fund does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability or national or ethnic origin. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • All of the following criteria must be met to qualify:
    • Resident of Pennsylvania or Delaware
    • Female
    • Returning to the second year of a two- or four-year program at an accredited college or university and be currently enrolled in a major, minor, option, or program of arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, or urban forestry
    • 2.5 GPA minimum


  • Preference will be given to students from, living or studying in Pennsylvania or Delaware.


  • Current trustees of the TREE Fund or any member of the family of any such trustee are ineligible to receive scholarships from the TREE Fund.
  • A student may apply for both the Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture and Horace M. Thayer Scholarships, but no student may receive both scholarships concurrently.