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Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Horticultural Research Institute

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for residents of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, who are enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in landscape/horticulture or a related discipline at a two- or four-year institution. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time and be in good standing. Applicants must have a 2.7 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major. Applicants must have at least a junior standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum. 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.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: May 31
Average Award: $2,000
Awards Granted: 2
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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