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WSNLA Scholarships & Grants

Individuals and companies provide lasting support for the horticultural industry through bequests and donations to the Washington State Nursery & Landscape Scholarship and Research Charitable Fund. This charitable foundation takes the gifts it receives, manages the fund for growth, and distributes scholarships and grants annually to support horticultural education for students and funding for horticultural research. Since it's inception over $500,000 has been awarded in scholarships and grants. On average, $20,000 is awarded to students and horticultural research professionals annually.  Deadline - February 28. 


To download a Scholarship Application, click here
To download a Research Grant Application, click here


Selection Criteria for Scholarships:

The following selection criteria shall be utilized when reviewing applications and selecting recipients.

  • Must submit a complete application, statement of intent and at least two letters of reference, by February 28.
  • Must be pursuing a major in the horticultural industry.
  • Must plan to or be attending a Northwest accredited educational institution.
  • Must demonstrate academic success.

Selection Criteria for Research Grants:

The following selection criteria shall be utilized when reviewing applications and selecting recipients.

  • Must submit a completed application, statement of intent, by February 28.
  • Must provide research for the horticultural industry.
  • Must be a researcher for a Northwest accredited institution.
  • Must agree to share research with the professional horticultural community.

WSNLA offers the following scholarship & research grant awards:
  • Johnnie Holmason Scholarship
  • Peter Van Well Sr. Scholarship
  • George Gillett Scholarship
  • Olympic Chapter Scholarships
  • Leno Bassett Scholarship
  • Bert Snyder Scholarship
  • Ray Holmberg Scholarship
  • Jim Brown Scholarship
  • Windsor Bond
  • Marland Edwards Scholarship
  • Fred Palmer Scholarships
  • Herbert & Marion Frost Scholarship
  • The Walters Family Scholarship
  • Junkoh Harui Scholarship
  • Jeanne E. McNeil Scholarship

To download a Scholarship Application, click here
To download a Research Grant Application, click here 


 

More Scholarship Opportunities

Garden Writers Scholarship 

One scholarship of $500 awarded each year, due December 1st.
General scholarship grants for any full-time or part-time student, including technical schools and community colleges, majoring in Horticulture, Plant Science or Journalism, with an interest in garden communications.

Washington Floriculture Association

Applications due May 15th each year.
Available to all in the floriculture/horticulture field of study.

WALP Scholarship

Two Educational Foundation Scholarships of $1,000. 
Available to students enrolled in a technical or community college offering a landscape/horticulture program.
Must enrolled to take a minimum of 7 credits per quarter.
Two Rick Pankow Memorial Scholarships of $2,000.

NW Perennial Alliance Scholarship

Two scholarships awarded each year, due March 15th.
Available to matriculated students pursuing education in horticulture, botany, landscape design, landscape architecture or environmental science.

NW Fuchsia Society Scholarship

Scholarships awarded each year, due April 1st.
Available to students studying or planning to study in the area of horticulture in an accredited technical school, vocational school, community college or four-year college/university.

Garden Club Scholarships

Multiple scholarships are awarded throughout the year are available to currently enrolled students. Many local garden clubs have scholarships for students in their areas. Students can become members and attend meetings for more information.

 

 

  

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