Jess Birtcher Scholarship Program
Please note that applications will ONLY BE ACCEPTED from applicants who have chosen forestry, natural resources or forest product manufacturing field of study. Applicants who have chosen a broad base field such as environmental science will be asked to provide a list of courses for that field.
Applications are also accepted for non-degree courses such as lumber grading, timber harvesting certificates, or other fields that directly impact the forest products industry.
Should you need to include more information than any page allows space for please include your information on supplemental pages noting which page and question you are referencing.
Past award recipients may apply again using the current year’s application form. Past applications are not kept on file by MAT.
Applicants may email, fax, or mail their application and must be postmarked or received prior to April 2, 2021.
PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
The Michigan Association of Timbermen
Newberry, MI 49868
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (scanned document/PDF submissions only)
Fax: (906) 293-5444
The scholarship committee will be selecting candidates for interviews during the month of March with the final selection and announcement of award winners by April 16, 2021.
It is strongly desired that the scholarship awardee be present to receive their award during the 46th MAT/MATSIF Annual Convention banquet and awards ceremony the evening of Friday, August 6, 2021, at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI.
Awardees will be provided up to 3 complimentary banquet tickets and if desired one complimentary overnight stay the evening of the banquet.