Announcements and Opportunities


For the Week of February 20, 2017


Mark Your Calendars! Forestry Students - Trip to Robinson Forest - Friday, March 31 - Saturday, April 1. Depart on Friday afternoon and return on Saturday evening. The trip will be free of charge. Meals will be provided except for Friday dinner. More details to follow.

Forestry Club Meeting - Friday, February 24th at 11:00 am in the conference room of the TP Cooper Building (rm 217)

College Weekly - Student News & Announcements in the UK College of Ag, Food and Environment (Week of 2/20/2017)


For the Week of February 13, 2017


Urban and Community Forestry Workshop - Earn a stipend of $200. The Urban Forest Initiative will be offering internship opportunities to some students for the summer. Deadline to apply is March 1. Link to application.

Summer Internship in Northern Thailand - Housing is provided, along with a meal allowance. Main cost is the airplane ticket to Chiang Mai.

UK Appalachian Center Eller & Billings Student Research Award, 2017 - Proposals and letters of support from your advisor are due March 24, 2017.

Railway Tie Association John Mabry Forestry Scholarship ($2,000) - Application due June 30, 2017 - Click for application.

The Kentucky Forest Industries Association 52nd Annual Meeting is April 4-6, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Forestry students interested in attending should contact Laura Lhotka by March 20th. 

UK Ecology Club - Meeting Monday, February 20th, at 5:00 pm in 305 THM

College Weekly - Student News & Announcements in the UK College of Ag, Food and Environment (Week of 2/13/2017)


For the Week of February 6, 2017


UK Fire Cats now accepting applications. To participate in UK Fire Cats this fall semester, you must submit an application by March 31.

The Urban Forest Initiative presents: A Series of Film Shorts demonstrating inspirational activism addressing urban and community forestry – Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Henry Clay High School Auditorium

Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars - Abstracts Due March 26, 2017

Business and Economic Research Grants - NEW! ($2,000) (Applications due Feb. 27, 2017)

Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship ($5,000) (Applications due Feb. 27, 2017)

The Garden Club of Kentucky has scholarships available. Applications are due March 1.

Forestry Club Meeting - Friday, February 10th at 12:00 pm in the conference room of the TP Cooper Building (rm 217)

College Weekly - Student News & Announcements in the UK College of Ag, Food and Environment (Week of 2/6/2017)


For the Week of January 30, 2017


Check out the current Forestry Job Opportunities - Permanent | Temporary/Seasonal | Part-time | Graduate School

Chellgren Center Student Outreach Team (pays $10/hour). Applications due by 8:00 am Feb. 27, 2017.

Undergraduate Summer Research Grants ($2,000). Applications due Feb. 27, 2017.

Undergraduate Summer Sustainability Grants ($2,500). Applications due Feb. 27, 2017.

Spring 2017 programs for the UK Counseling Center

CAFE ScholarshipsApplications Due April 1, 2017.

Bolivia Internships

The International Society of Arboriculture has Student Funding Opportunities for student to attend the 2017 Annual Conference and Trade Show in Washington, D.C. Applications are due March 1, 2017.

The UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Student Ambassador Program is now accepting nominations for interested students. If you are interested in become a Student Ambassador, contact Laura Lhotka.

The Kentucky Woodlands Owners Meeting is March 28-29th at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky. Forestry students interested in attending should contact Laura Lhotka by March 1, 2017.

College Weekly - Student News & Announcements in the UK College of Ag, Food and Environment (Week of 1/30/2017)