Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship

The Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Ornamental Horticulture fosters the study of tropical ornamental plants and their use in horticulture and landscape architecture. It affords a graduate student, or advanced undergraduate, an opportunity to study at a leading foreign institution that specializes in the field of tropical plants. Eligibility:-Must be a graduate student or an advanced undergraduate student (sophomore year and above)-Applicants must be U.S. citizens -The opportunity will be awarded upon verification that complete funding has been obtained for the study abroad. Travel must commence within 12 months of the awardThe $5,000 scholarship is presented each even-numbered year. Applications will be reviewed by a selection panel of representatives from fields of tropical horticulture, botany, and landscape architecture and approved by the GCA scholarship committee.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

A better way to pay for college!

Over 1 million high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

Sign up for a free RaiseMe profile and see how much you can earn!

Get Started - It's Free!
Award Amount: $5,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

Opportunities for micro-scholarships

Unlike the scholarships listed above, micro-scholarships are awarded by universities themselves for your high school achievements and don't require essay competitions or judges. Micro-scholarships can earn you up to:

$1,500 $600 $3,000
for earning an A in a core class for each sport or extracurricular for working or supporting your family

Over 200 colleges offer no-essay micro-scholarships. Sign up for a free RaiseMe profile to start earning as early as 9th grade.

Get Started - It's Free!