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Offered by American Floral Endowment
The Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship, established to celebrate the life and work of a visionary who revolutionized the floriculture industry, annually awards a $5,000 award to a post-secondary student pursuing a degree in horticulture or a related field. The recipient will receive the scholarship for two years, as long as they maintain eligibility and submit yearly updates.
Paul Ecke, Jr., whom the scholarship was named for, was passionate about the future of floriculture and believed that innovative research and education were key to its success. This scholarship recognizes the importance of creative scientists and educators in leading the floral industry into the future. If you want to be a part of the future of the floral industry and lead it forward, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is an independent nonprofit organization that funds research and scholarships in floriculture and environmental horticulture for the benefit of growers, wholesalers, retailers, allied industry organizations and the general public.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
College & Graduate Students
US Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Other
Agriculture, Horticulture/Floriculture, Entomology, Economics
In addition to the below application materials, applicants must submit a color photo of themselves.
Letter of Recommendation
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