Scholarships and Incentives

J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) sponsors annual scholarships in a variety of disciplines, focused on the skills required for the new team members we anticipate hiring in the next several years. Our scholarship programs support team players with positive attitudes who are focused on building careers with a progressive, leading-edge company

Sawmills and Woodlands Division – Tree Planting Scholarship

Our company is a leader in reforestation and each summer we hire hundreds of students. We have planted over 960 million trees since 1957, and value the hard work of the students who plant our future forests by providing annual scholarships to help fund their university/college tuition payments.

For more information on becoming a tree planter, please visit our tree planting website at

    J.D. Irving, Limited Accounting Incentive Award

    If you;

    • Are a third-year Business or Commerce student at UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John, Université de Moncton or Mount Allison University
    • Plan to pursue an accounting designation
    • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Have a need to succeed!

    We have an incentive program for you!

    We offer a $3,000 financial award per year and paid work term, all on the way to your professional accounting designation.

    To apply, send your resume, cover letter and most recent transcript to no later than February 17, 2017.

    J.D. Irving, Limited NB Scholarship

    The JDI NB Scholarships are funded from a $1 million gift made in 2007 by J.D. Irving, Limited to UNB that will allow the most talented students to apply themselves more fully to their course work and to better prepare for their future careers.

    The $8,000 annual scholarship is renewable up to four (4) years. To apply you must meet the following criteria;

    • Attend UNB and be a New Brunswick resident
    • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in the field of Business, Computer Science, Engineering or Forestry
    • Be self-motivated, contribute to your community and be involved in extracurricular activities
    • In need of financial assistance 

    To apply please visit, the deadline for applications is March 3, 2017.