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Alpha Gamma Rho Educational Foundation
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must enroll in a college which has an Alpha Gamma Rho chapter, and they should be pursuing a four-year degree in any field related to agriculture. Applicants planning to major in aviation, hospitality or any non-agriculture subject are not eligible to apply. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount:
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Archer Daniels Midland Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time in an agriculture program. They must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a history of leadership and community service. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Benjamin C. Blackburn Scholarship
Sponsor: Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum
The Benjamin C. Blackburn Scholarship Committee
353 East Hanover Avenue
P.O. Box 1295
Morristown, NJ 07962-1295
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be enrolled in the Landscape and Horticultural Technology Program at County College of Morris and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If awarded the scholarship, the recipient will be expected to to give a 10-minute speech on his or her horticultural interests and goals at the Arboretum's annual meeting. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 7
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript, a list of the courses that currently are being taken and four letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.arboretumfriends.org

Columbus Herb Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, or Shelby counties who will attend a college or university full-time who will study botany, culinary arts, horticulture or a related area of study. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.heritagefundbc.org/scholarships/

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
P.O. Box 1196
Arnold, CA 95223
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution and must have career goals that are related to communicating and interpreting nature's wonder. Students pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art and California history are encouraged to apply. Selection is based on dedication to the ideals of the scholarship and financial need.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Student must submit a statement of personal and career goals, a resume (and portfolio if applicable) and transcripts of all college work completed to date. On the cover page, include your name, address, phone number and college major.
Website: http://www.bigtrees.org

Harold Bettinger Scholarship
Sponsor: American Floral Endowment
1001 North Fairfax Street
Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or residents. They must be graduate students or rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. They must be horticulture students who are pursuing a major or minor in business or marketing, and must have plans to pursue a career in the horticulture business field. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a transcript are required.
Website: http://endowment.org/scholarships/

Harold Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $400
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Homer and Mildred Crank Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of a Bartholomew County high school who plan to study environmental management, forestry, horticulture, landscape design or plant science. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.heritagefundbc.org/scholarships/

James F. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Foliage Foundation
1533 Park Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32835
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising freshmen or undergraduates at an accredited postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be full-time students who are enrolled in or who are planning to enroll in a degree program in horticulture or a related subject. They must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.nationalfoliagefoundation.org

Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation Inc.
c/o Barbara A. McCaleb
Executive Secretary
234 Via La Paz
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited four-year institution in the U.S. or at a community college located in California and be rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in a floriculture-related subject and be planning to pursue a career in domestic floriculture in the U.S. after graduation. Selection is based on academic merit, character, work experience and financial need.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.shinodascholarship.org

LEAF Scholarships
Sponsor: California Landscape Contractors Association
1491 River Park Drive
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815
Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited California community college or state university and take a minimum of six credits.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and three letters of reference are required.
Website: http://www.clca.org

Lillian Long Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 N Market St
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of Wayne County, Ohio. Students must be in their second year at Ohio State University's Agricultural Technical Institute studying horticultural science. Applicants must have at least a 2.8 grade point average and demonstrate financial need. Students focusing on Floral Design or Greenhouse Production will receive preference.

Amount: $1400
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

Miami County Master Gardner's Scholarship
Sponsor: The Troy Foundation
216 W Franklin St
Troy, OH 45373
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to study agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, natural resources or conservation.

Amount: $300
Deadline: March 27
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://thetroyfoundation.org/TroyHighSchool.html

Milton J. Boone Horticultural Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
700 S. Dixie Highway
Ste. 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.yourcommunityfoundation.org

Natalie A. W. Leaf Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Chester County Community Foundation
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Eligibility: Applicants must be Chester County residents who are at least 18 years old with demonstrated financial need. Students must intend on pursuing home improvement arts, crafts or trades through college, trade school, workshops or apprenticeship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.chescocf.org

National Foliage Foundation General Scholarships
Sponsor: National Foliage Foundation
1533 Park Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32835
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or full-time undergraduate or graduate students. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a horticulture or related degree program and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must be interested in pursuing a career in foliage marketing or growing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, two recommendation letters and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.nationalfoliagefoundation.org

Nurseries Foundation Award
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
29751 SW Town Center Loop West
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in horticulture. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.oan.org

Orchid Care Scholarship
Sponsor: Orchid Care
Attn.: Ryan Levesque
4500 Williams Drive
Suite #212-311
Georgetown, TX 78633
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their academic achievements, professional goals and relevant experience and activities relating to orchids.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.orchidsmadeeasy.com

Perennial Plant Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Perennial Plant Association
3383 Schirtzinger Road
Hilliard, OH 43026
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program while majoring or minoring in horticulture or a related subject. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous recipients of this scholarship are not eligible. Preference will be given to applicants who are planning to pursue careers in perennials. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement and three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.perennialplant.org

Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water Scholarship
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
1129 20th Street NW
Suite 202
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors or fourth- or fifth-year seniors who are landscape architecture, horticulture or irrigation science students who have a demonstrated commitment to the landscape architecture profession and exhibit financial need. Applications can only be sent by email.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applicants should follow the guidelines.
Website: https://lafoundation.org/scholarship/

Retail Chapter Awards
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
29751 SW Town Center Loop West
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in ornamental horticulture or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and three references letters are required.
Website: http://www.oan.org

Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in a two-year course and have finished the first year, juniors in a four-year course and have finished the first two years or be graduate students. Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and graduate students a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Preference will be given to applicants who have financial need and who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation, including starting a business.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: September 8
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://www.hriresearch.org

Trowel and Error Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Blackford County Community Foundation
121 N. High Street
Hartford City, IN 47348
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Blackford County, Indiana who plan to enroll in a horticulture or landscape design program. Students must be high school graduates, nontraditional students or have completed one year of college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.blackfordcofoundation.org/scholarships-2/

Usrey Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be in an undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related field at a two or four-year California state university or college. Applicants must also be current, full-time students, academically competitive and have a minimum 2.25 GPA and a minimum 2.7 GPA in the major. Preference is given to applicants who plan to work in the nursery industry after graduation. Applicants must submit applications, cover letters, resumes, transcripts and two recommendation letters.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.hriresearch.org