Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design $4,000
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who are enrolled at a U.S. college or university. They must be researching some aspect of garden design. Selection is based on academic merit and applicability of proposed research to the aims of the Garden Club of America.
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A cover letter, research proposal, budget proposal, resume and three recommendation letters are required.
1129 20th Street NW Suite 202 Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must have a proposed program of scientific, academic or artistic investigation of herbal plants. Applicants must describe their research needs in 500 words or less and include a proposed budget with specific budget items listed. This grant may not be used in combination with funding from another source and may not be used to pay for salaries, tuition or private garden development.
How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.
Attn.: Research Grant 9019 Kirtland Chardon Road Kirtland, OH 44094
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate landscape horticultural or related program at a two- or four-year accredited institution. Preference is given to those who plan to pursue a career in horticulture. Students must have a 2.25 overall GPA and a 2.7 GPA in their major.
Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship $3,000
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
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.
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
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.