Floretum Garden Club offering scholarship to horticultural students

my newsEach year, Floretum Garden Club of Edmonds offers a scholarship to a high school graduate, a community college student, or an individual planning a career in a horticultural field. The scholarship recipient may attend any community college, college, technical school or university in Washington state during the year following the award.

Selection is based on the following criteria:

· Interest in horticulture, floral design, landscape design, botany. forestry, or a related field.

· Financial need

· Legal resident

· Activities and achievements in school and community

A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded this year. The club raises the money at an annual plant sale. This year the plant sale is May 2 in the Edmonds PCC parking lot, 9803 Edmonds Way.

Funds will be deposited in the financial office of the institution selected by the award recepient and may be applied toward tuition, books, and other class fees.

Scholarship application forms are available from the student’s school’s scholarship office, the horticulture department, or by contacting the Floretum Garden Club’s Scholarship Committee chairperson Joyce Johnson at JoyceJohnson310@comcast.net.

The deadline for all applications is May 11, 2015.

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