GIE Media Horticultural Scholarship

Application Due Date: June 21, 2024

GIE Media, the parent company of Lawn & Landscape, Golf Course Industry, Nursery Management, Greenhouse Management and Garden Center magazines, is the leading media company serving the lawn and landscape, golf course, nursery, greenhouse and garden center markets. As part of our commitment to a healthy future for our industry, we have established a fund to support an academic scholarship for outstanding college students with the potential to be leaders in the lawn care/landscape/horticulture industries.   One $2,500 scholarship award is available. The Richard Foster Award is available to outstanding students planning careers
in the landscape, lawn care or horticulture business.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for an academic scholarship, you must be enrolled at a recognized two-or four-year
college or university working toward a degree in horticulture, turfgrass management, agronomy, environmental science or
other field related to a segment of the green industry.


Your application must include:
• Your most recent academic transcript or student advisory tracking report
• At least two letters of recommendation from a college professor, employer/mentor, councilor, adviser or clergy
• A resume outlining your relevant activities, internships and work experience
• 750-word essay describing your personal and professional goals, with examples of your leadership of fellow students, coworkers or others in your community

Application Form: Scholarship Application Form (PDF)
Application Date:  Applications must be postmarked by Friday, June 21, 2024.

Mail completed applications to:

Brian Horn
Lawn & Landscape
5811 Canal Road
Valley View, Ohio 44125

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Horn at 216-393-0250 or