Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program (Spring Application)

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021


This program gives students the opportunity to gain practical floriculture/horticulture experience while training at a commercial production greenhouse or nursery.

Students will intern away from home for three, four or six month periods, and upon completion of their paid internship, they will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,500 (three months), $4,000 (four months) or $6,000 (six months).

History and Objective

Vic Ball was the son of Ball Horticultural founder George Jacob Ball. As the leading North American producer and distributor of ornamental plants and their seeds, Ball Horticulture has had a tremendous presence in the horticulture business

In 1992, Vic and Margaret Ball made a generous donation to AFE to establish this program for students to receive critical “hands on” growing experiences to help ensure successful future generations of horticulture professionals.

More information

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