GPN/Nexus Intern Scholarship Deadline Extended

October 21, 2010 - 15:29

The deadline for applying for the 2011 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year scholarship has been extended until this Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010.

The deadline for applying for the 2011 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year scholarship has been extended until this Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010.

 

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; and 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

There is NO registration form for entering. Qualified students should submit:

  • 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

Once all of this criteria has been met, the student should mail the scholarship application to:
GPN/Nexus Intern Scholarship
Tim Hodson
3030 W. Salt Creek Lane, Suite 201
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

THE DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, OCT. 28, 2010.

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

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