Scholarships in Ornamental Horticulture Operations And Management

Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a two or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered. Applicant must be currently enrolled in good standing and carry full-time course load at the time of application and during the semesters for which the scholarship is granted. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. Must complete application online.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Robert E. Weidler Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Cary Blum Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon GPA.

James Cross Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon GPA and demonstrated commitment to the horticulture industry.

Gary Blum Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon high GPA.

Joseph Broyles Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a high GPA and demonstrate commitment to the horticulture industry.

Long Island Arboricultural Association Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a high GPA and demonstrate involvement in arboriculture.

Maria Cinque Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate involvement with landscape and turf.

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

Robert Gettinger Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a high GPA and demonstrate commitment to the horticulture industry.

Robert Gioscia Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a high GPA and demonstrate commitment to the horticulture industry.

Robert J. Rodler Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a high GPA and demonstrate excellence in landscape design.

Robert O'Knefski Award

Award: $300, Deadline: None

Applicant must be an outstanding turf student.

Ron-Dean Taffel Award

Award: $300, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate service to the Ornamental Horticulture department.

Second Federated Garden Clubs of New York Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be going into a horticulture landspace program.

Trowel and Error Garden Club Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Blackford County resident who plans to pursue a post secondary education in horticulture or landscape design.

Mabel Mayforth Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Vermont residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students and must major horticulture, landscape, design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology or biology with a special interest in plants, ecology and allied subjects. They must be full-time students at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previous winners may reapply.