Scholarship Amount

Application Deadline
Monday, February 1, 2021

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Scholarship Description

To promote the importance of botany to horticulture by encouraging young men and women to study field botany in the US, and to offer an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the field beyond the regular course of study, the Garden Club of America provides $3,500 annually to one student for summer study in the field. Study may be for credit or beyond the regular course of study. The specific course of study and the location are chosen by the student. Some suggested studies include:

  • assisting a botanist with field studies
  • assisting a botanist with plant inventories
  • plant monitoring in a national forest
  • internship on a special project in a botanical garden

Application involves summary of summer plans, one short essay, two references, and academic transcript.

Criteria for Eligibility

Open to undergraduates and graduate students up to the masters degree level with preference given to undergraduate students.

Scholarship Categories
Forestry | Graduate | Horticulture | Landscape Architecture | Natural Resources and Environmental Science | Sustainable Agriculture | Undergraduate