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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.

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Details

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

Requirements

GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.7
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
  • Other postgraduate-level study
Home State: Is this you?
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
College Major: Is this you?
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Forestry, General
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • Horticultural Science
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Botany/Plant Biology, Other
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
  • Forestry, Other
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Forest Engineering
  • Forest Resources Production and Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Plant Genetics
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • Plant Sciences, Other
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Forest Technology/Technician
  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development
  • Soil Sciences, Other
  • Urban Forestry
  • Plant Nursery Operations and Management
  • Soil Chemistry and Physics
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Soil Microbiology
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management

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