Attention college students pursuing logging related careers. The deadline for applying to receive a scholarship from the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation is just days away.

The application deadline for the 2016-2017 Oregon Logging Conference Foundation scholarships is Wednesday, April 20, 2017. The application can be downloaded from the Oregon Logging Conference website (www.oregonloggingconference.com).

Applications must be received in the Oregon Logging Conference office by close of business on April 20, 2017. The mailing address is P.O. Box 10669, Eugene, OR 97440. Applications can be submitted via E-Fax, and that number is 855-866-0572. For more information, the telephone number is 541-686-9191.Ladies rigging

Last year, scholarships totaling $12,500 were awarded to five Oregon State University students: Preston Green, Alessandra Hossley, Kristen Tolle, Mychal Westendorf, and Robin Wortman.

Sixteen items auctioned at the recent 78th Annual Oregon Logging Conference, held in February in Eugene Oregon, raised $27,500. All proceeds were given to the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation to provide educational assistance to students pursuing logging related careers

The Oregon Logging Conference Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible. Since 1968, the Foundation has awarded well over $500,000 in forestry scholarships to deserving students, many who have gone on to play vital roles in the logging industry.