Secondary School Students are Invited to Take Part in the LVM Bio-economy School Scholarship Contest

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) calls on secondary school students and students of vocational education institutions to participate in the LVM Bio-economy School scholarship competition. For the first round of the competition, all interested should submit their vision for a poster on the theme “Forest for Latvia. The Next 100”; it should be done before 31 January 2019.

After evaluating the posters submitted for the first round of the competition, the authors of the best works will have the opportunity to acquire new knowledge by heading for a one-day expedition to LVM-managed forests and JSC “Latvijas Finieris” factories together with industry experts. The acquired knowledge and the new impressions will help the contestants create a video message for the UN International Day of Forests, which will have the decisive role in the decision as to who will receive the LVM Bio-economy School scholarship.

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” scholarship fund – 1500 euros. New this year – additional scholarships of recognition in the amount of 250 euros for two most creative students of schools in Riga city from LLC “Rīgas Meži”, and one scholarship for innovative presentation of wood products to be granted by JSC “Latvijas Finieris”.

The LVM Bio-economy School scholarship competition for secondary school students is already for the third year organised by JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” in cooperation with the association “Zaļās mājas”, JSC “Latvijas Finieris”, LLC “Rīgas meži” and the National Centre for Education with the aim to raise public awareness of the growing role of forest resources in addressing environmental problems.

The registration form and additional information on the scholarship competition are available on the website www.lvm.lv/bioekonomika.

Published 09/01/2019

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