Stevenson Memorial Trust sponsors students
Gottstein Trust welcomed a new initiative with The Steve Stevenson Memorial
Trust Fund (SSMT) in late 2020. This great opportunity is for university
students. The SSMT provides a fully fund place for one university student to
participate in the annual Gottstein Trust course.
opportunity to have this sponsored student place is rotated to a different
university each year. Over time this means that students from all over
Australia will have opportunities to apply.
2020 student place was for the Australian National University in Canberra.
the 2021 course the SSMT sponsored places were generously expanded to two
students. One will be from the University of Southern Cross in Lismore, the
other from the University of the Sunshine Coast. The Gottstein Trust liaises with each
university to make this opportunity known to their students. The selection of
the award winner rests with the Steve Stevenson Memorial Trust Fund.
Foresters of Australia/Australian Forest Growers sponsors young professionals
Gottstein Trust is delighted to welcome this initiative of the IFA/AFG that offers
two scholarships for IFA/AFG members to participate in the Gottstein Understanding
Wood Science Course in November 2021 in Canberra/Albury. This
is supported through the Institute’s Future Foresters Initiative (FFI) which
expressly assists students and early-career professionals/ researchers.
generosity of Midway Limited has enabled one recent ANU masters’ forestry
graduate to receive sponsorship of a fully funded place in the 2021 Gottstein Understanding
Wood Science Course.
looks forward to welcoming all these young people and is excited to collaborate
with the sponsoring organisations to encourage bright, up-and-coming people associated
with our ultimate renewable timber industry.