College of Forestry Scholarships

The College of Forestry 2023-24 Scholarship application for new and continuing students is now closed!

Have questions about scholarship and financial aid? Visit the OSU Scholarships website for FAQ’s and resources! You can find College of Forestry Scholarship eligibility and criteria information on our scholarship webpage!

Railway Tie Association Scholarships

The Railway Tie Association (RTA) is pleased to offer two $5,000.00 scholarships to third and fourth-year students in a four-year college, or second-year students in a two-year program for the academic year beginning in the fall of 2023. Students must be enrolled in an accredited Forestry or Wood Science program for the full school year and not graduating mid-term. 

The Scholarship Application Form is available at our website The Application is attached and is also available electronically at our web site 

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2023 and the scholarships will be awarded to the winners by phone or e-mail no later than July 30, 2023. If you have any questions or need additional information, feel free to call or email RTA.

MFMA 2023-2024 Academic Scholarships

The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) established the MFMA Scholarship Program to support a belief of building a better tomorrow through education and encourage educational success in fields related to their business.

Award amount: $1,000 per scholarship. Applicants must be accepted into one of the following fields of study: Architecture, Forest Management, Forest Products Technology, Forest Science, Forestry Studies, Wood Science & Engineering, Wood Science & Technology, other fields related to wood technology, or studying a trade that translates to the wood flooring industry.

The deadline for applications is July 14, 2023 and scholarship winners will be notified by September 5, 2023. Application and guidelines here.

Green Diamond Scholarship

Green Diamond Resource Company is sponsoring a scholarship program for students interested in educational pursuits related to Natural Resources.  They are excited to offer this opportunity not only to students attending college, but also high school seniors who plan to attend vocational programs or are college bound this coming fall.

Applications due March 31, 2023.

Award Amount: up to $1,000

This scholarship supports a wide variety of programs including vocational and technical programs as well as college, community college, and graduate programs. Applications should be completed by March 31 and emailed to   Awards will be finalized by June 1. 

Applications can be found on this page!

Oregon Tribal Student Grant

The HECC Office of Student Access  and Completion will continue to accept and review applications for the Oregon Tribal Student Grant for 2022-23 until funds are exhausted. Students planning to attend college in the 2022-23 academic year, including fall term, are encouraged to apply. The Oregon Tribal Student Grant is expected to pay for most or all public undergraduate college-related expenses—including tuition, housing, books, and other costs not covered by other grants—for eligible students who are enrolled members of Oregon’s nine federally recognized Tribes. Current and prospective students can learn more and apply here. The direct link to the Oregon Tribal Student Grant web page is: 

Experiential Learning Funds

After more than a year of travel restrictions and remote learning, the opportunity to attend conferences, workshops, training and other experiential learning programs and events have returned. And with that, the College of Forestry can begin offering students a chance to apply for funds to support these types of opportunities. Students can apply for up to $500 to pay for registration fees, travel expenses, and lodging. You can read more about Experiential Learning Fund eligibility and requirements on the Student Services webpage.

Western Hardwood Association 2023 Scholarship

Flyer for the 2023 WHA Scholarship Award. Details below.

The Western Hardwood Association offers the 2023 WHA Scholarship Award! Two scholarships of up to $2500 will be available for students pursuing a career in the western hardwood and affiliated industries. Applications are due April 25th, 2023, and recipients will be notified by mail in June 2023. Please contact Dave Sweitzer at or Scott Leavengood at for the application or more information.

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