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Scholarship- VA Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Are you in need of funding to complete your coursework? Well, the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Educational Foundation may have a solution for you! They’re offering a scholarship for $1,000!

The purpose of this scholarship is to promote the education of Virginia citizens in technical fields with natural resource conservation and environmental protection. To give financial support to students majoring in or showing a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies.

SWCD scholarship-app-2023

Applications are due April 1st!

Return Application To:
Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District,
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 905, Fairfax, VA 22035

conservationdistrict@fairfaxcounty.gov

Community College Scholarship- Shenandoah District VFGC

Are you struggling to pay for your horticulture classes? FAFSA didn’t cover all of your expenses? Well, we don’t want you to worry when there are options like the Shenandoah District Community College Scholarship from the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs! This scholarship offers financial aid ($1000) to a full-time rising second-year student of an accredited Community College in the Shenandoah District of Virginia. In order to qualify for the scholarship, your career goals must align with garden-related objectives, and your degree must be in a garden-related field such as horticulture, forestry, environmental science, botany, and landscaping.

The deadline to apply is March 1st. Applications must be completed and received prior to this date.

Shen District Scholarship Guide

SDS Application

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National Capital Area Garden Club- Scholarship Opportunity

Short on cash to pay for your spring semester classes? Instead of dropping your classes, why not consider applying for a scholarship!

National Capital Area Garden Club, Inc. has offered college scholarships since 1972 to students who meet the following three requirements:

  • Majoring in: Horticulture, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology, Forestry, Environmental areas or Biology as it relates to the previous subjects.
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Permanent address is within the National Capital Area including: Washington DC, Montgomery and Prince Georges County in Maryland, and Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and Prince William Counties in Virginia

High school seniors planning to attend 2 and 4 year colleges, current college students and graduate students are all eligible.

All application materials are due by March 1, 2023. Scholarship requirements and application forms can be found on our website https://ncagardenclubs.org/scholarships/.

The minimum award is $3000. Students reapply each year and there is potential for additional money from our regional and national partners.

Scholarship- PGMS DC Branch

Do you need some help paying for your classes? Well, there are other options out there than student loans! The DC PGMS, Professional Ground Management Society, has a scholarship offer to students who are pursuing a degree in landscape and grounds management, turf management, irrigation technology, or any closely related field, *hint hint nudge nudge* Horticulture.

If you’re interested in applying for this scholarship opportunity, the scholarship application deadline is March 1st. In order to apply for the scholarship, fill out the form below, and attach a cover letter that includes an introduction, and educational and professional goals. and intent for use of the funds. Also attached to the application should be a current resume with relevant awards or certificates, a college transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a letter from the PGMS member who is sponsoring the applicant (This would be Sue Dickson).

Winning the scholarship award not only gives you money to go toward your education but also includes a complimentary 1-year membership to the PGMS, as well as paid admission to two of their events, The Green Industry Seminar and the Green Industry Feild Day.

Once all the necessary items for your application are gathered, you can mail the application to the DC PGMS at 19000 Beallsville RD, Beallsville, MD, 20839, or email it to hortlady@aol.com.

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for more information, visit their website, or contact our local member Professor Dickson

https://pgms.org/page/DistrictofColumbiaBranch

https://pgms.org/page/StudentScholarships

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Scholarship- Virginia Society of Landscape Designers

Landscape Design specialization students, this one’s for you! The Virginia Society of Landscape Designers is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a Virginia College student in an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Horticulture with a Specialization in Landscape Design.

A VSLD Scholarship Program Final PDF

School Year 2023-24

Sponsor: The Virginia Society of Landscape Designers is a nonprofit association that provides continuing education opportunities to its members as well as networking opportunities. The scholarship program is offered to students in the Commonwealth of Virginia who intend to pursue a career as a landscape designer.

Eligibility: A Commonwealth of Virginia resident college student accepted to a college program that offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Horticulture with a Specialization in Landscape Design. A minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average is also required.

Scholarship Awarded: $1000 and a year membership to VSLD after
graduating.