Edmonds’ Floretum Garden Club offering horticulture scholarships

The Floretum Garden Club of Edmonds each year offers scholarships to high school graduates, community college students or individuals planning a career in a horticultural field. The scholarship recipients 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

One $1,000-$1,500 scholarship will be awarded this year. 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 your school’s scholarship office or by contacting the Floretum Garden Club’s Scholarship Committee chairperson Joyce Johnson at JoyceJohnson310@comcast.net or 425-774-7865.

The deadline for all applications is May 9, 2012.

 

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