College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Mangum Memorial Scholarship for Ornamental Horticulture & Related Studies

Sponsor: Montgomery County Farm Bureau  |  Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

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Scholarship Description

The Montgomery County Farm Bureau and the Mangum Family established The Robert & Shirley Mangum Memorial Scholarship Fund in 2004 to honor Montgomery County business owners, Bob and Shirley Mangum for their dedicated service to the horticultural, floriculture, interior landscaping & greenhouse growing industry and to the Montgomery County, MD community. The scholarship, one award in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2000), is given to an undergraduate or graduate student who is a resident of the state of Maryland, and who is majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design or a related field in any accredited two-year or four-year educational institution located within the United States. The Scholarship is designed to assist students who have demonstrated character, scholarship & talent and preference is given to those who are interested in pursuing an education and eventual career in the Maryland horticultural industry.  

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship Eligibility
  • Applicant must be a resident of the state of Maryland.
  • Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in an undergraduate or graduate horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, interior landscaping, greenhouse growing, plant science or related curriculum in an accredited two-year or four-year institution located within the United States.  (Student must carry a full-time course load during the semesters the scholarship is granted).
  • Applicant must demonstrate an overall 3.0 or greater GPA in their current studies, and coursework and experience should demonstrate interest in the horticultural industry as a whole.
  • Applicant must receive excellent references from employers, and/or instructors, and/or industry contacts.
  • Applicant must intend to pursue a career in the horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, interior landscaping, greenhouse growing, plant sciences or a related field.  Preference is given to those intending to pursue this career in the state of Maryland.

Application Information

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