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    ASHS Scholars Award

    Offered by American Society for Horticultural Science

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Sep 25, 2023
    2 awards worth

    $1,500

    Grade level

    College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    February 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The ASHS Scholars Award annually grants two scholarships worth $1,500 each to two deserving undergraduate students majoring in horticulture at a four-year institution of higher education. To qualify, applicants must be registered as full-time students, pursuing a degree in horticulture, and have a proven track record of academic excellence in the major and supporting areas of science. Additionally, applicants must have participated in extracurricular, leadership, and research activities related to horticulture, as well as university and community service. Finally, applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to the horticulture science profession and related career fields. While applicants must be nominated by the chair/head of their department, only one applicant per department may be nominated. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to further your education and career in horticulture!

    About American Society for Horticultural Science

    The American Society for Horticultural Science is a cornerstone of research and education in horticulture and an agent for active promotion of horticultural science. It is an organization dedicated to advancing all facets of horticultural research, education, and application.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Other

    Academic Interest

    Horticulture/Floriculture

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    250-500 word essay

    Resume or CV

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    Yes, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Canadian Citizens and international students.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The ASHS Scholars Award winner will be announced: May 2, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Society for Horticultural Science at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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