EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Adam Wheeler, Past NEC-ISA Scholarship Winner 2002
Nicole L. Sullivan, Past Scholarship Winner
Dan Cohen, UMass 2005-6
Andrew Putnam,  2005-6
Ben Holden, UMass 2004-5
PAST RECIPIENTS
Scholarship Winner 2008 - Tim Walsh
Scholarship Winner 2008 - Mollie Freilicher
PURPOSE

Since 1990 the NEC-ISA has awarded scholarships to students pursuing an education
in field of study dedicated to plant material-oriented fields. The purpose of the awards
is threefold: to help promote interest in shade and ornamental trees, to recognize
scholarly endeavors, and to assist in financial aid.

The New England Chapter grants two scholarship awards of $1,500.00.  Each
recipient will receive $1,500 toward their educational expenses.  We encourage
recipients of our scholarship to be involved within the profession of arboriculture.  
The NEC-ISA also provides recipients with a full conference registration, one night
lodging, and two complimentary banquet tickets for an accompanying guest.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

  • The recipients of the scholarship will receive a free 1-year membership to the
    New England Chapter. They will receive an electronic version of our quarterly
    newsletter.

The applicant must be:

EITHER
a full-time student enrolled at an accredited four-year college, two-year
college, or university in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Island, or Vermont.

OR a resident of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island,
or Vermont who is enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college,
two-year college, or university elsewhere.

  • The applicant's major field of study shall be a plant material-oriented program,
    such as Arboriculture, Botany, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Urban
    Forestry, or a related field.

  • The applicant must have completed at least one college semester of a program
    leading to a degree or career in one of the above majors or in a related field.

  • The applicant shall type or print the information requested on the scholarship
    form and submit three copies of the scholarship form and essay, and three
    official transcripts, to the New England Chapter, International Society of
    Arboriculture.

  • In addition, the applicant shall supply one academic recommendation, to be sent
    by the academic reference directly to the New England Chapter, International
    Society of Arboriculture.

The deadline for application is April 3, 2015
The winners will be notified and will be announced to the membership at the NEC-ISA
Annual Conference.

Email application materials to: Mollie Freillicher, NEC-ISA Secretary & Scholarship Chair
or Mail to: Mollie Freilicher, NEC-ISA Secretary and Scholarship Chair
DCR Urban and Community Forestry, P.O. Box 484, Amherst, MA 01004
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NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER
ISA (
NEC-ISA)
P.O. Box 435
Norwell, MA 02061
Phone: 978-844-0441
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New England Chapter
International Society of Arboriculture
Alex Julius -2012 Scholarship Winner
Joe Scharf - 2010 NEC-ISA Scholarship Winner
2012 Scholarship Winner - Nicole Forsythe
2012 Scholarship Winner - Todd Beals