Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019


Application Link: http://files.constantcontact.com/15bdb3bf601/2896fe61-1be2-4b61-bf52-f8c90d0b4482.pdf

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Perennial Plant Association Scholarship Program

Eligibility

The Perennial Plant Association is proud to offer scholarships to college students studying horticulture or a related subject area and attendance at the 36th Perennial Plant Symposium in the Chicago, Illinois region, July 29-August 2, 2019. Students enrolled in two or four-year programs are eligible to apply.

  • Each scholarship recipient will receive $1000.
  • Each scholarship recipient will attend the 2019 Perennial Plant Symposium in the Chicago, IL region
  • Each scholarship recipient will receive complimentary registration for Symposium lectures, workshops, and tours.
  • Each scholarship recipient will receive complimentary lodging during the symposium.
  • Each scholarship recipient will be responsible for his/her travel to and from the symposium.
  • Each scholarship recipient will be responsible for his/her meals not provided by the symposium.
  • The completed application should be received in the PPA office by February 1, 2019.
  • Each scholarship applicant will be notified by mid March.

Application Checklist

Requirements

  • Student should be majoring or minoring in horticulture or a related field.
  • Student should have at least one quarter or semester remaining following spring term 2019.
  • Student should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Recipients must attend the 2019 Perennial Plant Symposium in the Chicago, IL region to receive the $1000 scholarship.
  • The scholarship recipient must attend a minimum of the three-day symposium, July 30 & 31 and August 1 and a day of optional tours or workshops.
  • A brief summary of the experience is requested so that the student's perspective may be published in the PPA newsletter.
  • An interest in a career in the perennial industry.
  • Applications should be received at the PPA office by February 1, 2019.
  • Prior Perennial Plant Association scholarship recipients or graduate students are not eligible.

To Apply

Submit application on or before February 1, 2019 to:

Perennial Plant Association

PO Box 6652, Raleigh, NC  27628

 

 

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