The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage financial aid students who are interested in majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning, and/or other gardening related fields. College students that will be juniors, seniors, or a graduate student (sophomores are eligible as they will be entering their junior year in the following fall ) are eligible to apply. Applicants must also be Maine residents, and all applications will be judged on aptitude in their chosen field, academic record, a vocational interest, vocational potential, character, and financial need.
The award amount for the Garden Club Federation of Maine Scholarship is $1,000.
How to apply:
Application: Waterville Community Garden Club Application
Along with the completed application form, applicants will need to submit transcripts, a personal letter, and letters of recommendation (details on the application form).
The deadline for submission for the scholarship program is April 26, 2016. Send all materials relating to the Garden Club Federation of Maine to:
12 Dixon Terrace
Winslow, Maine 04901