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- Number of Awards: 1
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- Website: http://www.ashs.org/?page=CollegiateScholars
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A scholarship dedicated to junior and senior undergraduate students pursuing majors in horticulture or plant and crop science who are in the top 15% of their class.
The American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) is one of the most important international professional society dedicated to horticultural science. It was founded in 1903, with the mission to promote national and international interest in education and scientific research in horticulture and other closely related fields. It currently has more than 2500 members (researchers, teachers, extension educators working at universities, in government or in industry) from 50 U.S. states and 60 countries around the world.
They offer annually a scholarship dedicated to excellent undergraduate students (both juniors and seniors are eligible) who are majoring in horticulture, plant and crop science or other related fields of study and are in the top 15% of their class.
The interested candidates are not allowed to apply for this scholarship themselves. Instead, a faculty member from their university must nominate them by filling in a short online form available on the scholarship’s website.
The deadline for submitting the nomination forms is March 25, 2019.
- Candidates should be enrolled in an undergraduate program (juniors or seniors)
- They should major in horticulture or plant and crop science
- They must be in the top 15% of their class
How to Apply
In order to be awarded this scholarship, students are not required to apply themselves. Instead, their departments should submit lists of nominees to the American Society for Horticultural Science no later than March 31, 2019.
Professors are required to fill in a short form available on the scholarship’s webpage providing their contact details (name, title, university, address, phone number, email address), together with the names of the students they propose to be taken into consideration for the award.