$5,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
61
Days
September 10 2020
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Description

The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship provides one $5,000 scholarship to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession. Must 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.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded
$5,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Manitoba, Vermont, Washington
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Entomology, Horticulture/Floriculture, Landscape Architecture

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Contact Jennifer Gray
Research Programs Administrator
jenniferg@americanhort.org
Tel: 614-487-1117 Address 2130 Stella Court
Columbus, OH 43215