The Smithsonian Gardens have multiple internship positions available in horticulture, greenhouse and interiorscapes production, orchid collections where interns will not only work with the orchids but assist in a massive virus testing effort currently being undertaken, and plant health specialist internship that will focus on integrated pest management, pest identification, and biological control implementation.
The deadline has been extended for the summer applications, to February 15th for online application submissions. Internships generally run for 8-12 weeks depending on the needs of the student. Internships usually begin in either May or June and weekly stipends are granted based on the needs of the student should they get accepted.
For more information including a list of all available internships and the online submission portal visit: https://gardens.si.edu/learn/internships/
EDWARD R. HALL/ROBERT R. HANNA SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
The objective of the scholarship is to acknowledge students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of conservation and/or natural resources.
The applicant must:
1.be a full-time student in good standing at any New Jersey accredited university/college, or a resident of New Jersey attending any accredited out-of-state university/college; and
2.have successfully completed, or will complete by the award date, at least two semesters of study;and
3.be an undergraduate enrolled in a curriculum related to natural resources including but not limited to: agriculture, agronomy, conservation, ecology, environmental science, fisheries,forestry, geography, journalism, plant science, soil science, and/or wildlife. Other areas related to conservation may also qualify.
AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP
A $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded in memory of Edward R. Hall and Robert R. Hanna.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019
HOW TO APPLY:
Mail the completed application form, the current university/college transcript, a list of clubs and/or organizations related to conservation and natural resources, a one-page essay that states your qualification, a list of experiences related to conservation and/or natural resources, and a list of two references with complete contact information to the address below:
FIRMAN E. BEAR CHAPTER, SWCS
220 DAVIDSON AVE, 4TH FLOOR
SOMERSET, NJ 08873
The application must be postmarked by May 6, 2019. The award will be announced by May 30, 2019.
The Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association announces the availability of several scholarships for college-aged horticulture students.
The MNLGA Ornamental Horticulture Scholarship will award three $5,000 scholarships for eligible students in ornamental horticulture and landscape programs.
Applications for this scholarship are due May 31st. Visit the MNLGA website, for more information.
Interest Meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 6-7, in Gore 308
WINTER SESSION 2020
LANDSCAPE EXPLORATION OF BRAZIL
Brazil is a vast, diverse and ecologically fascinating destination. In this program, students will study how humans interact with plants while learning methods to capture details in the landscape using freehand sketching and journaling. Students will observe and portray the landscape in both Rio de Janeiro – a vibrant city known for diverse architecture and gardens, miles of beaches, and warm, welcoming people – and the Amazon Rain Forest. Students will see how the work of the famous landscape architect, Roberto Burle Marx affects Brazilian culture in public and private gardens in and around Rio. Students will also enjoy the beach, modern art museums and various cultural events such as samba and the famous “hippie fair”.
Students will interact with members of the landscape firm Roberto Burle Marx, LTD as they study a variety of Brazilian landscapes and artists. In addition, sketching techniques, students will learn landscape architecture graphic techniques used to portray the urban environment and its related objects through visits to gardens, art museums and modern buildings. This program includes a major excursion to the Amazon River where we explore the flora, fauna and culture of the Amazon Rain Forest. A weekend excursion to a famous botanical garden and art complex and Tiradentes (historic gold trail town).
Landscape exploration of Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon provides students with the rich experience of immersion in the cultural and ecological patterns of Brazil. Whether you are interested in cultural landscapes, tropical ecology, art, or architecture, this program is your chance to experience the vibrant culture and emerging economy of Brazil.
Dr. Erik Ervin in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences and Mike Popovich, Farm Manager, are looking to hire a CANR undergraduate to conduct a hops organic fertilizer trial as an UD Extension Scholar http://extension.udel.edu/blog/student-internship-with-university-of-delaware-ud-cooperative-extension/ and for an additional hourly wage. The Extension Scholar program runs from June 9 to August 14 and comes with a $4000 stipend. The student could also earn additional hourly wages ($12/hr) for hop yard maintenance starting in May and continuing into September.
Interested candidates should send a resume to Dr. Ervin firstname.lastname@example.org. He may then contact you to schedule an interview.
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:
- Landscape Architecture
- All Other Plant Science related disciplines
Application deadline is July 31, 2019. For more information visit our website: True Leaf Market