Scholarships Program The Forest Landowner Foundation awards scholarships to students enrolled in American institutions of higher learning who are pursuing careers in forestry and related fields. Students selected exhibit high scholastic standards and have a strong interest in the pursuit of a natural resources related field and displaying an effort to improve non-industrial, private forest lands.

Since 1987, Over $120,000 has been awarded to students selected based on academic achievement, professional involvement, and merit.

2016

Will Ficklen
University of Georgia

Jamal White
University of Florida

Zac Slay
Auburn University

2015

      Zechariah (Zach) Davis

Forest Management
North Carolina State University

Sara Fern Fitzsimmons Biosketch
Forestry
Penn State

Patrick Briggs, Sr
Forest Technology
Allegany College

2014

Isaac Moore
Forestry
Louisiana Tech

Zachary Senneff
Forestry
Mississippi State University

Marcus Rutherford
Master's student
Louisiana State University

2013

Jeremy Lewis
Forest Management
Oregon State University

Ben Garrett
Forest Resource Management
University of Montana

Patrick Mahoney
Forest Resources and Fire Ecology & Management
University of Idaho

2012

Jeremy Baker
Forest Resources and Conservation
University of Florida

Thomas Hudson
Forestry
Auburn University

Yenie Tran 
Forest Economics PhD Student
University of Georgia



      Tony Artman

Forest Resource Management
Clemson University

Logan Nutt
Forestry
University of Kentucky

2011

Thomas Stutz


Forest Management
North Carolina State University

Kyle Dingus
Forest Resource Management
Virginia Tech University

Garrett Beers


Forest Management
Penn State University

Sean Nolan
Forest Resources Management & Wood Science and Technology
West Virginia University

2010

Michael Chapman


Forest Operations Management
Oregon State University

Shane Thon
Forest Resources
University of Idaho

Kathleen Williams


Forestry, Wildland Fire Management
Humboldt State University

2009

Derek Blackmon
Natural Resource Management
University of Florida

Jenny Dickey
Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Auburn University

Tiffany Roddy
Forest Management
Pennsylvania State University

Nathanael Trauger
Forestry
University of Arkansas, Monticello

Joel R. Vinson, Jr.
Forestry
University of Georgia

Justin Wright


Forest Resource Management
Clemson University

2008

Jeremy Koslowski
Forestry Management and Wildlife
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

John T. Bauer
Forestry
Michigan Tech University

Joshua L. Maclam
Forestry
Purdue University

2007

Garret Hunt Nowell
Master of Science, Forestry Management
Mississippi State University

Justin Jacobs


Forestry
Louisiana Tech University

Benjamin J. Kendall


Forest Resource Management
Clemson University

Thomas Rudd


North Carolina State University

Brandon R. Kaetzel


Masters Program
The University of Tennessee

2006

Kenneth Clint Stephens
Forestry
Texas A&M University

Tiffany ‘Dandy’ Byers
Forestry and Wildlife Management
Stephen F. Austin State University

2005

Jay Chupp
Wildlife Biology
University of Georgia

Alton Smith
Forest Management
Clemson University

2004

Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Lance Stewart
Forestry
Mississippi State University

Gregory L. Hix
Forestry
Auburn University

2003

Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Kelly Mance
North Carolina State University

Margeret Leigh Jordan
Duke University


2002

2002 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Renee Cohen
University of South Carolina

Katelyn Cassidy
College of Charleston

Lewis S. Hardison, Jr.
The Citadel

Molly Stanford

 

2002 Jim and Joh Lybbass Scholarship to University of Florida Students:

Patrick Groover

Seth Ward

Jennifer Barnett

2001

2001 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research

William F ‘Frankie Johnson
Virginia Tech

2000

2000 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research


Matt Kretsch


Texas A&M

Paul Lachance
Oklahoma State

Lynn Bender
Arthur Temple College of Forestry at Stephen F. Austin State University

Jim and Joh Lybbass Scholarship to University of Florida Students

Joseph G. Bullock

Liana E. Cintron

Anthony G. Boggess

1999

DC Intern:
Nathan Johnson

1999 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research

Samuel M Jackson


University of Tennessee

Gregory Scott Estoll
University of the South Sewannee

Jamie Svec
University of Kentucky

1999 Jim and Joh Lybbass Scholarship to University of Florida Students

Wendy M. Day

Justin M. Deutsch

James Johnson

1998

Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Jeremey Stansell
University of Georgia

John Vericker


University of Florida

1997

DC Intern:
Andrew Brought

1997 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Philip Bailey


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Carol Hyldahl
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Julie Lee Swisher
University of West Virginia

1996

Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Louisiana Tech University
Louisiana State
Virginia Tech

1995

Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Peter Eglinton


Duke University

Daniel M. Peters


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Deborah Gaddis
North Carolina State University

1994

DC Intern
David James Martin
Auburn University

1994 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

E. Glen Worrell, Jr.


Virginia Tech

Timothy E. Dorrell


Clemson University

1993

DC Interns:
Jerold Marcellus Bryant
North Carolina State University

Derek E. Halbert
Clemson

1993 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Gordon Holley

Dhamanjaya "Jay" Arekere
Texas A&M University

1993 Forest Farmers Association Foundation Research Award:

E. Glen Worrell, Jr.


Virginia Tech

1992

DC Intern:
Willard “Bo” Benton Gregg


University of Mississippi School of Law

1992 Mrs. Shelton H. Short, Jr. Scholarship for Advanced Forestry &Wildlife Research:

Robert D. Wallace
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Nathan Thompson
Louisiana Tech University

1992 Forest Farmers Association Foundation Research Award:

Phil Schrock
Auburn University

1991

DC Intern
Richard Alan Vise
Auburn University

1990

DC Intern
Cameron Carte
Mississippi State University

1987-1989 Scholarships program headed up by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University