Scholarship for NJ College Students

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.

ELIGIBILITY
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
C/O USDA-NRCS
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.

NJSWCS Scholarship Application

Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association Scholarship

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.

Brazil Study Abroad Interest Meeting

Interest Meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 6-7, in Gore 308

WINTER SESSION 2020
STUDY ABROAD
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.

Summer Internship Opportunity at CANR Hop Yard

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 eervin@udel.edu. He may then contact you to schedule an interview.

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

Walt Disney World Agricultural Sciences Internships

 

 

 

 

 

The Agricultural Sciences team at Walt Disney World in Orlando is looking for undergraduate college students and recent graduates who have received their Bachelors’ degree within 6 months of our internships’ start dates to participate in our fun and challenging six-month hands-on internship in several different agricultural and science education fields including Plant Science, Entomology, Biotechnology, and Aquaculture.

We are currently looking for students to fill internships for the Fall 2019 term (June 2019 – January 2020).  Desired majors include but are not limited to:  Ag. Communication, Ag. Education, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Aquatic Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Crop Science, Biological and Biosystems/Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Environmental Horticulture, Fisheries, Food Science, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ornamental Horticulture, and Plant Science.

Check out this video that the Walt Disney Company created about one of our plant science interns, which features her love for agriculture and why she chose to do the internship. https://www.facebook.com/DisneyWorldCommunity/videos/2336870386546562/?t=74

Interested students should apply online, http://www.disneyinterns.com/science,  and should attach their cover letter, resume and school transcript to their application. Click on “Enter Job Title or Keywords” then do a keyword search for “Agricultural Sciences” to view internship postings about the Plant Science, Entomology, Biotechnology, and Aquaculture internship positions along with many other science related internship openings.  Selected students will be interviewed via phone to further discuss the internship.

If you have any questions with accessing the site, please email us directly at WDW.EPCOT.Science.Internship@disney.com.