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Colorado Garden Foundation Full-Ride Scholarship

Offered by Colorado Garden Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 12, 2023
Multiple awards worth

Full Ride

Grade level

High School Senior

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.

March 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an incoming college freshman from Colorado planning on studying agriculture at an in-state, public university? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Colorado Garden Foundation Full-Ride Scholarship! The scholarship is open to incoming first-year students at Colorado public universities who plan on studying a field related to the environment or agriculture. The Colorado Garden Foundation, a nonprofit corporation, offers this opportunity to help fund students’ educations in hopes of furthering the horticultural industry. The recipients of the scholarship are awarded the full expenses to pay their tuition, fees, room & board, and books for the four years they are in school. Recipients also are provided with a laptop and a printer. If you are passionate about a career in the agriculture or environmental fields and would like to go to college entirely debt-free, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to Colorado residents who are incoming freshmen at a public Colorado university. Applicants must major in studies like Agriculture Business, Agriculture Education, Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Architecture, Botany, Plant Biology, Plant Pathology/Science, Nursery & Landscape, Management, Environmental Horticulture, and Agronomy. Lastly, applicants must meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Senior


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA


Academic Interest

Environmental Science, Business



Application information

To apply for this scholarship, mail or hand in your application, list of extracurricular activities and/or honors received, Financial Aid form, tax return, and the below application materials to the Colorado Garden Foundation office at 959 S. Kipling Parkway, Suite 100 Lakewood, CO 80226.

2-page essay

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Colorado Garden Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Colorado Garden Foundation Full-Ride Scholarship is renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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