Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Now Accepting Applications for WSSAF Foresters Foundation Scholarship


The Washington State Society of American Foresters (WSSAF) is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing an education in forestry. The scholarship is available to individuals who will be attending, full time during the 2021–22 school year, 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 2021 WSSAF Annual Meeting and a complimentary Student Membership to SAF for one year. To receive payment, the successful applicant will be required to submit an enrollment verification form to 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. SAF is a nonprofit organization meeting the requirements of 501(c)3. SAF members include natural resource professionals in public and private settings, researchers, CEOs, administrators, educators, and students.

Complete 2021-2022 WSSAF Scholarship Application form, along with the additional requested documents, and e-mail the scholarship package to Chuck Lorenz The documents should be received no later than March 1, 2021. A receipt of application will be sent by March 10, 2021. The successful applicant(s) will be announced at the 2021 Washington State Annual Meeting.