Scholarship Detail

Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: April
Application Deadline Dates: 04/01/2017
Award Amount: $9,500
$9,500 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student who is studying horticulture or a related field such as landscape architecture or horticultural therapy and whose horticulture career goals involve teaching/research, sustainable agriculture or work in the public or nonprofit sector. Applicants must have completed two full years of college. Students entering their 3rd/Junior, 4th/Senior, or 5th year in a 5-year undergraduate program are eligible also. Student applicants must be attending an accredited college or university in the United States.
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Other Requirements:
For the student who demonstrates financial need and plans a career in horticulture and allied fields.

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 3
Letters of Rec Notes: Have forwarded two (2) from professors and one (1) from an employer. If you have not had paid work experience you may submit a third recommendation from a professor. Your name must appear in the subject line of the recommendations forwarded.
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: Submit two (2) separate essays each between 600-1000 words, adding anything else you consider pertinent to this application. INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: 1. In your first essay write a description of why you believe you are deserving of financial aid including what personal efforts you are making to meet your financial obligations. 2. In your second essay, describe your career and personal goals based upon your academic major. It is understood that these may change over time but how will you use your talents and education to make our world a better place for future generations?

Further Information

WESTERN RESERVE HERB SOCIETY
11030 East Blvd.
OH , 44 106
scholarship@westernreserveherbsociety.org