Applications are being accepted now through April 1, 2015 for the 2015 DFA scholarship award. Applicants must choose forestry as their major and be enrolled full-time in a two-or-four-year accredited school program. The $1,000 scholarship is to be used for tuition, room & board or books. The successful applicant will receive their award at the Delaware State Fair on Governor’s Day. For more information and a complete application form, contact: John Herbert (302-684-8820) or click here to download the form.
Last year’s scholarship winner was Luke Czapp of Millsboro.
Luke Czapp (center), an 18-year-old studying forestry at West Virginia University, received his $1000 scholarship award from the Delaware Forestry Association at the Delaware State Fair. On hand to present the award are DFA board members (from left) John Herbert, Leslie Merriken, Alex Fignar, Brian Michalski, and Bill Jester.
The Delaware Forestry Association supports educational opportunities for young people to learn about natural resources management. DFA has been a Silver Sponsor of the Delaware Enviro-thon competition, an annual contest where teams of high school students compete to demonstrate their knowledge of a wide range of environmental topics.