Southeast Tree Wardens awarded its first scholarship was in 1965, for $100.00. Since that time, thousands of dollars have been awarded, some in the name of the association, others to honor August ‘Gus’ Dube, Jr. and in memory of Leslie V. Hebert and Paul E. West.

Students interested in applying should contact their academic advisor and submit the scholarship application by January 15th. The application is the same one found on the Scholarships page. Scholarship checks are presented at the UMass Amherst Tree Conference in March of each year.

Previous Recipients

Scholarship Name Recipient


Wes Osborne Cory Rebello
August Dube, Jr. Thomas McMann


V. Leslie Hebert Casey Reed
August Dube, Jr. Justin Hailey


V. Leslie Hebert Nicholas Falcione
August Dube, Jr. Casey Reed
SEMTWAA Cory Rebello


V. Leslie Hebert Christopher Jordan
August Dube, Jr. Jonathan Rice
SEMTWAA James Sacco


V. Leslie Hebert Tyler Ames
August Dube, Jr. Nicolette Eichholtz


V. Leslie Hebert Nicolette Eichholtz
August Dube, Jr. Tyler Ames
SEMTWAA Conor P. Laffey


V. Leslie Hebert Conor P. Laffey
August Dube, Jr. Ryan Christopher Due
SEMTWAA Shane McCallister
Paul E. West Nicolette Eicholtz