Applications for the 2024-25 WSSAF Foundation’s Scholarships now open

The Washington State Society of American Foresters (WSSAF) is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing a degree in forestry. The scholarship is available to individuals who will be attending full time during the 2024–25 school year in a forestry program at one of the following schools:

  • University of Washington, Seattle
  • Washington State University, Pullman
  • Green River College
  • Spokane Community College
  • Grays Harbor College
  • Washington State residents attending an SAF-accredited program (outside of Washington State) in professional forestry or forest technology.

The application must be sponsored by a member of SAF. 

The successful applicant(s) will be awarded a minimum of $1,000, receive complimentary registration to the 2024 WSSAF Annual Meeting (being held April 3-5, 2024 at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, WA) and a complimentary one-year student membership to SAF. To receive payment, the successful applicant will be required to submit an enrollment verification form to the WSSAF.

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot, it is the largest professional society for foresters in the world.

The mission of the Society of American Foresters is to advance the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and, to use the knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems and the present and future availability of forest resources to benefit society.

Requirements: Complete the application form along with the additional requested documents and e-email the scholarship package to: Chuck Lorenz cwlsaf(at) The documents should be received no later than March 1, 2024. A receipt of application will be sent by March 11, 2024. The successful applicant(s) will be announced at the 2024 WSSAF Annual Meeting.


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