Garden Center Symposium Offers Scholarships

September 1, 2011 - 08:31

The Garden Center Symposium is again offering three $1,000 scholarships to students in two- or four-year horticulture programs in Wisconsin, Illinois and the surrounding area. Each scholarship recipient will receive a $1,000 unrestricted scholarship along with complimentary registration for the 2012 Garden Center Symposium, scheduled or Jan. 11 and 12, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis.

The Garden Center Symposium is again offering three $1,000 scholarships to students in two- or four-year horticulture programs in Wisconsin, Illinois and the surrounding area. Each scholarship recipient will receive a $1,000 unrestricted scholarship along with complimentary registration for the 2012 Garden Center Symposium, scheduled or Jan. 11 and 12, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis.

Scholarship requirements are as follows:

  • Recipient should be majoring or minoring in horticulture or a related field.
  • Recipient should have at least one quarter or semester remaining following spring term 2012.
  • Recipient should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • An interest in a career in the garden center industry is preferred.
  • Applications must be received by Nov. 15, 2011.
  • Undergraduate students only are eligible to apply.

The completed application should be mailed (electronic if possible) to the scholarship committee. Each scholarship applicant will be notified prior to Jan. 1, 2012, of their acceptance.

For further details on scholarship requirements and the application, go to http://gardencentersymposium.com/?page_id=93.

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