Kent County Delaware Residents Scholarship Opportunity

KENT COUNTY MASTER GARDENER
69 TRANSPORTATION CIRCLE, DOVER, DE 19901
2019 KENT COUNTY MASTER GARDENER PLANT &
SOIL SCIENCE, HORTICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP

What: $1000 Scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic school year.
Who: The scholarship is open to anyone who has been a Kent County, Delaware
resident for at least two years prior to application date and is enrolled in or has been
accepted by an accredited college or university to study Plant & Soil Science or a
Horticulture related field.
Requirements: The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and include a short
essay of his or her education goals. Two letters of reference / recommendation from a
non-relative must also be included. One academic reference is preferred. The
applications will be judged on the GPA, the appropriateness of the field of study,
leadership activities, and community involvement.
* A personal interview may be requested at the discretion of the Scholarship
Committee.
* The scholarship is paid directly to the college or university.
* Completed applications should be mailed to:
Kent County Master Gardener Scholarship Committee
Attn: Bill and Kirstey Murray
69 Transportation Circle
Dover, DE, 19901

* Contact: Kent County Cooperative Extension Office at (302) 730-4000 or Bill
Murray, Scholarship Chair at (302) 736-1515 for additional information.

Kent Co MG Scholarship

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subject to
discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

True Leaf Market Scholarship Opportunity

The Demetrios Agathangelides Scholarship
True Leaf Market is proud to support the agricultural sciences. Each year, we offer two $1000 scholarships to college students involved in the agricultural sciences. We encourage students in both graduate and undergraduate programs to apply for this scholarship, which will allow them to showcase the skills and knowledge they’ve learned in their agriculture-related field. We want applicants to demonstrate their knowledge with confidence while fulfilling the requirements for this scholarship. Overall, our aim is to encourage students to exercise what they have learned while bettering the world around them. We offer scholarships to students in these plant science related disciplines:

  • Horticulture
  • Botany
  • Agriculture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • All Other Plant Science related disciplines

Application deadline is July 31, 2019.  For more information visit our website: True Leaf Market

Horticulture Scholarships Available


The Pennsylvania Heartland Unit of The Herb Society of America, a group dedicated to studying and actively sharing horticulture history and exploring herb use, is pleased to offer two scholarships this year.  The Unit will be awarding two $1,500.00  scholarships.  These scholarships will be awarded to two students active within the field of horticulture or a related study.  They will be awarded to students living in the Heartland area, which includes: Berks, Montgomery, Chester, York, Schuylkill, Lancaster, Columbia, Lehigh and Lebanon counties.  Applicants must be third or fourth year students in the study of horticulture or a related field.

The criteria for the scholarship are as follows:

    • Full time student entering his/her sophomore, junior or senior year in horticulture or related fields which include agricultural sciences, botany, agronomy, environmental sciences and sustainability studies, consideration will also be given to a full time graduate student.
    • Two references: one college advisor or professor, and one person of student’s choice. It is the applicant’s responsibility to send in the references with application.
    • The most current official college transcript must be sent with the application. In lieu of available grades, Masters Students must provide proof of enrollment. If available most currant transcript from that program should be provided.
    • Essay: Why did you choose the field of horticulture or related field and what do you plan to do with your education in the future?
    • Applicants may reapply the following year.

All applications must be received by April 1, 2019.

Visit our Heartland Unit website at: www.PAHeartlandHSA.org

Walter Stark Award- Apply Now!

2019 Walter Stark Scholar Award application is now available. The award is presented annually to a University of Delaware freshman or sophomore in any major, including University Studies, who meets each of the following criteria:

  • Delaware resident
  • first in his/her immediate family to attend a four-year college or university
  • demonstrated financial need
  • in good academic standing by current University policy (not on probation).

The Office of Student Financial Services will verify application responses. Qualified applications will be provided to the selection committee, who will make the final recipient(s) selection.

Are you or someone you know studying for a career in agriculture? Then listen up!

The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is giving away fifteen scholarships, each worth $10,000 to local students planning to pursue a career in agriculture.

That’s right – we’re giving away $150,000 directly to ag students in our community! That’s $50,000 more than we gave away last year.

Our scholarship program is open to all high school seniors or currently enrolled college students residing in MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s territory who are planning to work in the agriculture industry.

This could mean you’re planning to be a farmer, food scientist, veterinarian, ag educator, engineer, or even a Farm Credit employee!

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, January 11, 2019. Head over to FCFoundationforAg.org today to apply.

Good luck, and we’ll see you on the #OtherSideofAg!

 

$10,000 National Horticulture Scholarship Available

Horticulture Scholarship

Undergraduate scholarships for the year 2019-2020.

 

 Western Reserve Herb Society Horticulture Scholarship
$10,000 Award

This horticulture scholarship is open to citizens of the United States who have completed the 2nd/Sophomore year of undergraduate study. The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university and have achieved a grade point average of 3.2 or above.

The scholarship award of $10,000 will be made to the student who demonstrates financial need and plans a career in horticulture and allied fields. The award will be sent directly to the financial aid office for payment toward tuition and books.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate exceptional dedication to horticulture and whose career goals may involve work in areas such as teaching/research, the public or nonprofit sector, or sustainable agriculture.

Note: The application must be completed in one sitting. Your progress cannot be saved. To preview the application, please go to this link: Western Reserve Herb Society Application

Questions: Contact scholarship@westernreserveherbsociety.org

Application Process:
1) Write two (2) separate Essays adding anything else you consider pertinent to this application. Your name should appear as the header for each essay. The following information must be included:

A. In your first essay write a description of why you believe you are deserving of financial aid for this horticulture scholarship, including what personal efforts you are making to meet your financial obligations.

B. In your second essay, describe your career and personal goals based upon your academic major. It is understood that these may change over time. With respect to the mission of the Western Reserve Herb Society how do you propose to use your education, talents and ambition to improve public horticulture?

2) Complete WRHS Online Application and Attach Essays
3) Email Transcripts and Recommendation Letters
4) All correspondence should have the applicant’s name in the subject line.

National Corn Growers Association Scholarship

National Corn Growers Association

The National Corn Growers Association is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation.

Five $1,000 scholarships are available to college students (sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and Ph.D. candidates) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness or an ag-vocation field.

The five scholarship winners and their parent/guardian will be announced at NCGA’s annual tradeshow and convention, Commodity Classic, which will be held on February 28 – March 2, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

Applicants or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at NCGA.com.

Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2018.

The application is available here: http://www.ncga.com/scholarships.