College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association Scholarships

Sponsor:   |  Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

Scholarship URL: http://www.mnlga.org/content.asp?contentid=54


Scholarship Description

Scholarship Opportunities


The MNLGA is proud to offer two scholarships to promote and provide for the future success of Maryland's Green industry. Below you will find information specific to these two scholarships as well as information on other available scholarship opportunities outside of the MNLGA. 
 

Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association Ornamental Horticulture Scholarship

Apply today for 2017! In keeping with its mission to promote and provide for the future success of Maryland's ornamental horticulture industry, the Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association shall sponsor academic scholarships to students pursuing an education in the field of landscape/ornamental horticulture. Currently, the MNLGA offers three scholarships for $5,000 each to students with status of Junior, Senior, or Grad Student, enrolled in a horticulture or landscape architecture degree program.


Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility:

1. Applicant must be a resident of Maryland. Attendance at an institution in Maryland is not a requirement.

2. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related discipline at a two-year or four-year institution.

3. Applicant must have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.7 based on a scale of 4.0 and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 in their major.

4. Applicant must have junior or senior standing in a four-year curriculum or be in the second year of study in a two-year curriculum. Graduate students are also eligible.


Application Information

Application: Students may apply by submitting an application packet by May 15th, to be given consideration for the following academic year, beginning with the fall semester. The application includes: a cover letter, resume, transcript, and two letters of recommendation. A four-member committee - two MNLGA board or staff members, and two individuals from the industry, will evaluate the applications. Results will be announced in July. Recipients will be invited to attend the MNLGA’s annual membership meeting, held during the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, in January, to receive recognition. Applications may be obtained at the MNLGA website www.mnlga.org, or by contacting the MNLGA office at 410-823-8684


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