Sep 9, 2011
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10/31 — GPN, Nexus Looking for Successful InternsSource: GPN

GPN and Nexus Corp. have announced a call for entries for the 2012 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year. The deadline for applications has been extended to Oct. 31, 2011.The deadline to apply for the GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year scholarship has been extended until next Monday, Oct. 31.

All materials MUST be received in our Arlington Heights office by 5 p.m. CST on Oct. 31!

GPN and Nexus Corp. have announced a call for entries for the 2012 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year.

The GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year will be the subject of our cover story in January 2012 and will receive a $3,000 check; travel and lodging expenses to OFA Short Course in Columbus, Ohio, next July; and a complimentary four-day registration to 2012 Short Course courtesy of OFA.

To qualify for the scholarship, the student must be working on an undergraduate degree in horticulture at a four-year accredited university during the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 academic year and needs to have completed a greenhouse internship in 2011.

To apply for this scholarship, students meeting this criteria need to submit:

  • A cover letter stating what university the applicant attends and requesting consideration for the scholarship;
  • A letter of recommendation on university letterhead from the applicant’s academic advisor; and
  • A minimum 1,000 word essay describing the internship experience including who the student interned for, what his or her responsibilities were and what was learned during the internship.

Applications should be sent to GPN/Nexus Intern Scholarship, c/o Tim Hodson, 3030 W. Salt Creek Lane, Suite 201, Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

The deadline for applications is Oct. 24, 2011.

If you have any questions about the scholarship program, please contact Tim Hodson at

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