Canada's Forest Trust $250,000 Student Scholarship Program

Challenge 1

Create a 30s TikTok style video that responds to the question: Why a Forest and Not a Tree?

Designed to educate, inspire and empower anyone to take action to promote nature-based solutions to climate change.

We want to see your creativity and most of all, we want to see you having fun in nature!

25 x $1000

scholarships will be granted to the top submissions from students aged 13-18 across Canada

Steps to Enter:

  • Review the application form

  • Record your video

  • Post to TikTok/Reels with the hashtag #CFTScholarshipProgram (optional)

  • Submit your application

  • Share the challenge on your social!

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*First of multiple challenges in the 5-year scholarship program.

*If submitting as a group, the scholarship funds will be evenly divided between each of the indicated group members.

*The use of text overlays, visuals and voice-over is encouraged if the student is not comfortable being in the video.

Scholarship Challenge Terms & Conditions
Student Scholarship Program

Access a FREE year-round opportunity for your school to grow forests across Canada, enjoy leadership and internship opportunities and environmental workshops, support your charitable and school fundraising initiatives, and reach net-zero with the School Smart Forest program. Apply now for the 2022-2023 school year, or reach out to to learn more.