GPN and Nexus Call for Intern of the Year Applications

August 30, 2010 - 11:31

For the past 11 years, GPN and Nexus have teamed up to recognize a deserving college student who has completed a floriculture-related internship. GPN and Nexus are now calling for applicants for the 2011 Intern of the Year.

For the past 11 years, GPN and Nexus have teamed up to recognize a deserving college student who has completed a floriculture-related internship. GPN and Nexus are now calling for applicants for the 2011 Intern of the Year.

To qualify for the program, students must:

  • be enrolled in a four-year accredited U.S. college or university during the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 academic years
  • be working on a floriculture-related undergraduate degree
  • have completed a greenhouse internship in 2010

The 2011 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year will receive:

  • A $3,000 check, courtesy of Nexus Greenhouse Corp.
  • A feature-length, cover-story profile in the January 2011 issue of GPN
  • An expense-paid trip to OFA Short Course next July in Columbus, Ohio
  • A four-day Short Course registration, compliments of OFA — an Association of Horticulture Professionals

Qualified applicants who would like to be considered for the 2011 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year Award should submit the following materials:

  • a cover letter requesting consideration for the scholarship, also stating what college or university the student is attending
  • a letter of recommendation on university letterhead from the student's adviser
  • a minimum 1,000-word essay describing the internship including where the student interned, key personnel the student worked with, what his/her responsibilities were and what the student learned during the internship

If all of this criteria has been met, the student needs to mail the scholarship application to:


GPN/Nexus Intern Scholarship
Tim Hodson
3030 W. Salt Creek Lane, Suite 201
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

 

The deadline for submissions is Oct. 25, 2010.

If you have any questions about the scholarship program, please contact Tim Hodson at thodson@sgcmail.com

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