Bruce Webster Scholarship

The Tennessee Urban Forestry Council is proud to offer a scholarship to a college student studying urban forestry.  The scholarship recipient will receive $1000 and will be invited to attend the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council’s fall conference.
Scholarship – Applicant Requirements:

  • Have a minimum college GPA of 3.0
  • Be a U.S. citizen AND a Tennessee resident
  • Attend a Tennessee college or university
  • Be a college junior or senior
  • Be enrolled in a forestry program that has an urban forestry concentration 
Scholarship – Submission Requirements:

  • Complete the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council scholarship application
  • Submit college transcripts
  • Write a short essay (typed one page or less) that describes the applicant’s academic achievements, work experience, community involvement, career plan and goals.
  • Submit two recommendation letters (including one teacher or advisor).

Winner of the Scholarship will be invited to attend the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council’s fall conference to receive acknowledgement of the scholarship award, meet council members, and give a short talk.

Applications will be received January 1- April 1.   All applications must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2019.  Please note that late applications will not be eligible.

Previous Winners

Sam Peyton

2015 Bruce Webster Scholarship Winner

Owner of TN Tree Pros LLC

Campbell Casseb

2016 Bruce Webster Scholarship Winner

Bartlett Tree Experts

Nicholas Herron

2017 Bruce Webster Scholarship Winner

Graduates May 2018


Apply between January 1st and April 1st


Scholarship Winner
Bruce Webster Scholarship Plaque

Online Application

In addition to this application, please include:

  1. Copy of college transcripts
  2. Two recommendation letters (including one teacher or advisor)
  3. One page typed essay that may include the following: academic achievements, work experience (describing your duties and responsibilities), community involvement, and career plan and goals.