The scholarship is intended to promote education
and leadership and recognize outstanding students studying to become
a “vegetation manager” at a college or university in
Texas, and to promote careers that are
related to vegetation management. Additionally eligible are members
or a student of a member of the Texas Vegetation Management
Association studying at any college or university.
Recognition to be Awarded:
recipient will be selected by a committee of TVMA members, appointed
by the President, and will receive the following:
A certificate commemorating the award
Invitation to attend the Annual
will receive a one-year paid student membership to the TVMA, which
includes a quarterly newsletter describing the association’s current
and future events.
At the time of
application the applicant must be enrolled in or accepted to an
or University and be a U.S. citizen.
At the time of
application, the applicant must be an enrolled undergraduate in
September directly following the semester in which the scholarship
was awarded. Applicants who have previously earned a B.S., B.A. or
equivalent degree are not eligible for this award.
not a member or family member of a TVMA member the applicant must
have officially declared his/her major field of study to be in the
field of or directly related to vegetation management.
If the applicant is
a current member or family member of a member of the Texas
Vegetation Management Association in good standing he or she is
eligible if accepted to any accredited college or university in the United States.
Selection Criteria are as Follows:
Diversity and difficulty of course work taken,
grade point average, significant honors, awards and achievements,
and membership to honor societies.
and Extracurricular Activities (25%)
recognized clubs and organizations, elected offices, committees,
projects and honors/awards for leadership and extracurricular
Evidence of good
personal traits such as character, ethics, dependability, innovation
and a strong work ethic. A particular emphasis will be placed on
communication skills. The applicant should include information about
work experiences, honors, awards or activities that reflect personal
traits, and letters of personal and scholastic reference from
employers, professors or academic advisors.
application form, accompanied
with a current official transcript, brief resume that addresses the
selection criteria, 3 one-page letters of reference and a personal
photograph must be submitted to the chairman of the TVMA Scholarship
Committee by the 1st of April in the year the scholarship is
For more information on TVMA's Scholarship
Program, please contact:
Mike Standish, TVMA Scholarship Chair
990 CR 338
Georgetown, TX 78626