National Garden Clubs Scholarship | NGC Undergraduate and Master’s Scholarship in Agriculture-Related Studies

Applications for the National Garden Clubs Scholarship are now invited. This scholarships supports students pursuing master and undergraduate degree in agriculture-relates studies as listed below. There will be 41 awards available. Each of those amounting up to $4,000.

Scholarship Description
The National Garden Clubs is delighted to offer approximately thirty-five (35) college scholarships are available annually. The number of scholarships and their amount for each academic year will be determined after October 15 and posted on the NGC website. One-year scholarships are available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree. Sophomores may make application for their junior year. College/university must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx.

Award Value
Annually up to forty-one (41) NGC Scholarships are available, each in the amount of $4,000.00.

Level and Area of Studies
Master and undergraduate degree in one of the fields as follow: Agronomy, Agriculture, Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Biology, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology/Science, City (Rural & Urban) Planning, Habitat or Forest/Systems, Ecology, Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior), Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.), Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, students must meet the given criteria as follow:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.
  • International or Foreign Exchange Students are not eligible.
  • Doctoral program students are not eligible.
  • Must be attending school full-time as defined by NGC: Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded hours of classes, Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded hours of classes.
  • Study abroad on fellowships or internships are not eligible; funds may be applied to studies overseas provided that the study is a condition of the recipient’s degree plan and thatpayment continues to be made to the accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture.
  • Must be majoring in one of the fields above.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only U.S. students are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
To apply, candidates must visit the link below and learn the application guideline at the web-page.

Submission Deadline

  • Student Applications Due to State Chairman: February 1;
  • State Chairmen’s Submissions Due to NGC Scholarship Chairman and Committee: March 1.

Website and Application Link