The Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) sponsors the William H. Steele Memorial Forestry Scholarship Fund, which is made available to deserving individuals who hope to pursue a career in the forest products industry. Interested persons can apply for $500 per semester if planning to enroll or already enrolled in a two or four year university forestry program. A $600 scholarship is also available for qualified individuals to attend the NHLA Lumber Grading School in Memphis, TN. Qualified applicants must have a 2.5 grade point average if already enrolled in a forestry program and at least work one summer for a wood industry company.
For more information on how to apply for the William H. Steele Memorial Forestry Scholarship download the application below or contact the KFIA office at 502.695.3979. KFIA is a trade association dedicated to serving and promoting the forest products industry of Kentucky. Founded in 1965, it has over 600 members in the areas of primary and secondary wood industry, supplier and service industries, wholesale, loggers and landowners.