Hope Goddard Iselin Fellowship in Public Horticulture
Garden Club of America
Grant amount: US $5,000
Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Applicant type: Graduate Student
Funding uses: Research, Fellowship
Location of project: United States
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One of the GCA’s important early leaders was Hope Goddard Iselin, the first chairman of the Billboard and Roadside Improvement Committee (1922-1931). Mrs. Iselin, a member of the North Country Garden Club, had many interests, including beautifying urban areas through gardens and green spaces, as well as providing opportunities for others to visit natural settings and lovely gardens. Established in 2013 and funded by the Hope Goddard Iselin Foundation, the fellowship honors Mrs. Iselin’s contributions to GCA and our communities by advancing the study of public horticulture.
The purpose of this fellowship is to further the study of public horticulture through experiential learning that takes place at a recognized public garden, botanic garden, arboretum, or other closely aligned public horticulture institution within the United States.
GCA will fund one or more students annually at $5000 for practical research and training at a recognized public garden, botanic garden, arboretum, or other institution directly engaged with connecting people, plants and gardening within the United States.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Open to students enrolled in a graduate-level university program in the United States to study public horticulture.
- Student must confirm ability to conduct research or otherwise utilize facility where study will be undertaken.
- Only one GCA scholarship, fellowship or award may be applied for annually.
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