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PVMA Student Scholarship

Scholarship Value $1,500

Number of Scholarships 4

The Professional Vegetation Managers Association’s (PVMA) membership is made up of electric utilities, pipelines and petroleum producers, forestry companies, road authorities and municipal weed managers, contractors, and equipment and chemical suppliers, government agencies and others. An objective of the Association is to promote and support continuous improvement in the industry through development of improved methods, careful regulation and responsible execution of the vegetation management activities, and by supporting training and education of the people working at all levels in the industry.

In keeping with this objective, the PVMA will be awarding up to four scholarships of $1500.00 each per year to Alberta students who are enrolled in an Alberta post-secondary institute. In addition to the scholarship, the winners will receive a complementary admission and paid accommodations to PVMA’s Annual Spring Seminar.

To qualify for consideration, the applicants must:

  1. Be a full-time resident of Alberta.
  2. Have completed a minimum of one full year of a vegetation related program and have maintained a passing average mark. (copy of transcript is required). OR Have completed a minimum of one full year of any program, maintained a passing average mark (copy oftranscript is required, AND have work experience in a vegetation related position.
  3. Prepare a 1 to 2-page written essay detailing the student’s outstanding interests and areas of specialty in the field of industrial or forestry vegetation management.
  4. Have never previously been awarded this Scholarship.

*Preference will be given to those enrolled in a biology, agriculture, environmental studies, forestry or other program related to natural sciences and/or work experience in industrial vegetation management.