Elmhurst Garden Club College Scholarship

Elmhurst Garden Club


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: May 1, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Illinois

Minimum GPA: 3.0

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Overview:

Mission

The mission of the Elmhurst Garden Club is to encourage the advancement of, and stimulate an interest in, horticulture through education:  to aid in the protection of the environment,  to provide an outlet for creative expression,  to encourage civic beautification,  to provide gift scholarships to further horticulture, conservation, landscape design and science education.

In addition to being a group of people who love to garden and talk about it, the club has been, and continues to be, an integral part of the community. It contributes time and funds to the Elmhurst YMCA, Elmhurst Public Schools programs, the Park District, the Elmhurst College Arboretum, and is working toward the establishment of a children's garden at the new Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Elmhurst Garden Club College Scholarship Program

The Elmhurst Garden Club College Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences.

The goal of this scholarship is to encourage the advancement and stimulate an interest in horticulture through education; to provide an outlet for creative expression; to further horticultural education, conservation and landscape design through gift-scholarships.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences.
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of "B" (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).
  • Applicants must be residents of Illinois.