West Virginia Garden Club Scholarships available

The West Virginia Garden Club provides two scholarships to students planning on majoring in some form of environmental concerns.

A West Virginia high school senior planning to attend college (in state or out of state) may apply for a $500.00 Eshter Hinchman scholarship. The student must plan to major in some sort of environmental studies (horticulture, landscape design, forestry, botany, conservation, land management, environmental concerns, geology or related fields).

A $3,000 West Virginia Garden Club Life Membership is available to juniors, seniors or graduate students from West Virginia attending any college. The student must be majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, forestry, biology, agronomy, conservation, plant pathology/science, environmental concerns, city planning, land management, habitat or forest/system ecology, agriculture education and/or other related fields.

Hinchman Scholarship applications are available on the website at wvgardenclub.com (Education). Life Membership applications are available at wvgardenclub.org. or www.gardenclub.org. Completed applications including submission topics are required. The deadline is Feb. 1. All scholarship applications are to be sent to Judy Guye, 107 Sylvester Dr. Elkins, WV 26241, email guyeswanson@live.com or call 304-636-4763.


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