Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
333
Days
September 2 2023
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Description

The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession. Applicants must have at least a junior standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum as of the fall semester of scholarship application year and have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.7 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 in their major. 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. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation.

Amount Details

$3,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Agribusiness, Entomology, Horticulture/Floriculture, Landscape Architecture

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Contact Jennifer Gray

jenniferg@americanhort.org
Tel: 614-487-1117 Address 2130 Stella Court
Columbus, OH 43215