The Mary Lou Marks Smith Scholarship

GCFM believes in supporting education. Horticulture-based education is supported by the Garden Club Federation of Maine, GCFM Districts and GCFM local garden clubs. It is today's students that will be the leaders of tomorrow, ensuring the preservation of our natural resources of the planet Earth. Applicants majoring in: horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental concerns, ecology, land management and other/or other garden fields. The Mary Lou Marks Smith Scholarship is awarded to a community college student majoring in horticulture, floral design or other gardening related fields who is a legal resident of the State of Maine. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, will be given every other year, in odd-numbered years. It is mailed to the college at the beginning of the second semester. Applicants will be judged on the following:-Aptitude in the field of horticulture-Academic Record-Avocational interests and vocational potential-Character-Financial NeedFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes