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Horticulture: Academic Programs: Undergraduate

Scholarships

Grady C. Archer Memorial Scholarship Fund
$1,000. Students in the department who apply for the general College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences scholarships will be considered for this scholarship. Recipient chosen by faculty committee based on scholarship, need, and extracurricular activities.

Velma Watts Scholarship
$1,000. Students in the department who apply for the general College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences scholarships will be considered for this scholarship. Recipient chosen by faculty committee based on scholarship, need, and extracurricular activities.

Malta Scholarship

Atlanta, Georgia. Students must have an overall GPA of 3.0. One academic reference, 500 word essay, resume, and transcript required. www.maltalandscape.com/

Bartlett Tree Foundation Grant-in-Aid

Undergraduate majors in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, or Forestry who have a genuine interest in a career in Arboriculture. Evidence of interest may consist of courses, internships, work experience, or special projects in these fields. Admitted freshmen to rising seniors might be considered. Fill out the Scholarship Application form available from Dr. Smalley (1107 Plant Science) or at get printable(PDF) application here. Provide an application cover letter of 150 words or less that documents a genuine interest in a career in Arboriculture. Send application letter and completed Scholarship Application Form to Dr. Tim Smalley, 1107 Plant Science Building, Horticulture Department, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Deadline: June 1.

Georgia Green Industry Association Scholarships

The Georgia Green Industry Association Scholarship Fund was created to promote interest in ornamental horticulture and to encourage the development of outstanding young men and women. Deadline November 12. For more information about scholarship, go to http://www.ggia.org/ .

Perennial Plant Association

The Perennial Plant Association is proud to offer six $1000 scholarships to college students studying horticulture or a related subject area. Students enrolled in two or four year programs are eligible to apply. The completed application should be mailed to the PPA office by March 1. Each scholarship recipient will be notified by mail before May 15. Scholarships will be sent to the school's financial aids department for distribution to the student with funds being made available in the term following the award of the scholarship. Click here to get full scholarship details

Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship

Southern Nurserymen's Association. Four $2,500. Eligibility: Full-time junior, senior, graduate student; resident of 16 southern states; minimum grade point average of 2.25 for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduate students. Application forms available at http://www.sbmsef.org/. Deadline May 31.

PLANET Scholarship

Mail applications and two references to ALCA, 150 Elden Street, Suite 270, Herndon, VA 20170. Deadline December 1. http://www.landcarenetwork.org/foundation/scholarships/about.cfm

Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation

Send faculty and community letter of recommendation, black and white photograph, transcript, and application. Virginia R. Walter, Professor, Ornamental Horticulture Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407. Deadline March 30. http://www.shinodascholarship.org/

Harold Bettinger Memorial Scholarship

$1,000. For horticulture major with business and/or marketing emphasis. Send application, letter of recommendation from college, letter of recommendation from someone in your community, a recent photograph, and transcript to Bedding Plants Foundation, P.O. Box 27241, Lansing, MI 48909. Deadline April 1. http://www.endowment.org/floriculture-scholarshipsinternships/floriculture-scholarships.html

Fran Johnson Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Graduate or undergraduate student reentering school after five years away. Send application, letter of recommendation from college, letter of recommendation from someone in your community, a recent photograph, and transcript to Bedding Plants Foundation, P.O. Box 27241, Lansing, MI 48909. Deadline April 1. http://www.endowment.org/floriculture-scholarshipsinternships/floriculture-scholarships.html

Jerry Baker College Freshmen Scholarship Program

Bedding Plants Foundation, Inc. Two $1,000 scholarships. Send application form, letter of recommendation from 1) high school teacher 2) employer or member of community, transcript, ACT or SAT scores, and copy of university acceptance letter. Applications available from Bedding Plants Foundation, P.O. Box 27241, Lansing, MI 48909. Deadline April 1. http://www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/city/lansing/Jerry-Baker-College-Freshmen-Scholarship-Program-250705/

E. Ted Sims, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

$1,000. Nominated by horticulture department head. Registered junior or senior active in extracurricular activities and exhibits commitment to profession. Submit application form, 250-word essay, and three letters of reference to American Society for Horticultural Science, 113 South West Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314-2824. Deadline February 4. http://ashs.org/awards/forms/sims.html

The Garden Club of America Scholarships

Wide range of scholarships. http://www2.gcamerica.org/scholarships.cfm

Garden Club of America/Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships

The Garden Club of America . Noncredit work/study program for an American recipient at British Universities such as Reading, Wye College of University of London, and Gloucester College, and at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; The Royal Horticultural Society Gardens, Wisley; and the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. Scholarship Committee, The Garden Club of America, 598 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022. 212-753-8287. Deadline November 15. http://www2.gcamerica.org/outreach-scholarships-details.cfm?ScholarshipID=18

Big Bend Chapter Scholarship

Big Bend Chapter of the Florida Nurserymen and Growers Association. $1,000. Eligibility: currently enrolled sophomore, junior, senior, graduate student; cumulative grade point average of 2.8; preference given to students living in the Big Bend Chapter area. Deadline April 1 and October 15. http://www.fngla.org/chapters/BigBend/

Anne Seaman Memorial Scholarship

Professional Grounds Management Society. Students in landscape maintenance should submit application form, resume, letters of recommendation, and transcript. Professional Grounds Management Society, 120 Cockeysville Road, Suite 104, Hunt Valley, MD 21031. 404-584-9754. Applications only accepted between August 1 and September 15 every year. http://www.pgms.org/seamanscholarship.htm

Garden Club of Georgia Scholarship

For junior and seniors. Send application form, transcript, financial need form (provided), optional 4 x 5 black and white glossy, letter stating interest, background goals, reference letters to The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., 2450 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30602-5817, 706-227-5369. Deadline March 1. http://www.uga.edu/gardenclub/scholarships.html

Albert F. Dirr Scholarship

$500. Given to the ASHS Outstanding Student as voted upon by departmental faculty.

Garden Writers Foundation Scholarship

$2,000. Send application and writing samples (preferably published articles) to Ruina W. Judd, Garden Writers Foundation P.O. Box 40322, Washington DC 20016. Deadline December 1. http://www.gardenwriters.org/gwa.php?p=gwafoundation/student_scholarships_guidelines.html

Vivian Munday Scholarship

$1000 plus $.500 for travel to the International Plant Propagator's Southern Region Meeting. Return application from by May 20th to Dr. David L. Morgan, IPPS-Southern Region, P.O. Box 1868, Fort Worth, TX 76101. 817-882-4148

Horticulture Club Scholarships

Six scholarships offered by the Horticulture Club: $1,000, two $500, and four $250. Limited to members of the Horticulture Club. Based on service to the Horticulture Club. Recipients selected by the graduating students of the Horticulture Club. Applications available at April meetings of the Horticulture Club. Applications due May 1.

College of Agriculture Scholarships

Variable amounts. Send application to 102 Conner Hall. Deadline March 1.
https://secure.caes.uga.edu/scholarships/

Note: Further information about these scholarships is available in notebook in the Main Office of the Department of Horticulture.

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