Applying for Scholarships
year, scholarships are awarded by the Foundation to undergraduate
students specializing in some phase of FLORICULTURE. The
object of the awards is to encourage good students to enter
the domestic floriculture field; therefore, applicants should
intend to work in some phase of COMMERCIAL FLORICULTURE in
the United States after graduation.
definition of Floriculture is: The cultivation of flowers,
especially to be cut and sold, including flowering plants and
foliage plants, cut flowers, greens, bedding plants (annual
and perennial) and hanging baskets.
be eligible, applicants must attend their present institution
or another providing accredited floriculture course work during
the next academic school year. Since specialization might not
occur until later in four-year schools, preferences will be
given to upper division applicants.
evaluating each candidate, grades are important. However,
other factors are considered such as need, work status, character,
and intent. The application, letters of recommendation and
transcripts must be received no later than March 30 in order
to be eligible for consideration.
will be notified of the final outcome of award selection
in May to provide ample time to complete financial arrangements
for the next academic school year.