The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut is introducing its two annual scholarships. This pleased tradition of granting scholarships to school and college understudies was started in 1982. Sums to be given depends on the capabilities of the candidate and the assets accessible. Grants are financed by the liberal gifts of the Connecticut part clubs and associations. For the first grant, the qualified understudies should enter their junior or senior year or be graduate understudies in any confirmed college or university, be legitimate occupants of Connecticut (have a Connecticut Drivers License as well as be enlisted to vote here), and be studying in one of the accompanying fields: Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology, or associated subject. They should have a GPA of basically 3.0 and show monetary need. Ph.D.aspirants are not qualified. The cutoff time for applying for the following grant is July 1 every year.
As for the second grant, which is being sponsored by the National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC), NGC grants 41 licenses of $4,000.00 each. The number of each state depends on the level of nursery club members in their particular condition (Connecticut is allowed one grant). The understudy should be a legitimate occupant of Connecticut and should study in one of the fields as referenced in the Criteria for the Federated Scholarship, keep a 3.25 GPA, show monetary need, and by entering their junior, senior year or be an alumni understudy at a College or University in or outside the State of Connecticut.
The Mission of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. is to facilitate, invigorate and support better expectations in all parts of Garden Club work. Also, to ensure and monitor their regular assets, protect their legacy and advance metro excellence.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut AND The National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC)|
|Education Level||College, University|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility criteria for the following scholarship is as follows:
Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut:
- Eligible students must be entering their junior or senior year or
- Be graduate students in any certified college or university,
- Be legal residents of Connecticut (have a Connecticut Drivers License and/or be registered to vote here) and
- Be majoring in one of the following fields: Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology, or allied subject.
- They must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
- Ph.D. candidates are not eligible.
The National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC):
The student must be a legal resident of Connecticut. must major in one of the fields as mentioned in the Criteria for the Federated Scholarship, maintain a 3.25 GPA, show financial need, and by entering his/her junior, senior year or be a graduate student at a College or University in or outside the State of Connecticut.
How to Apply?
All eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship by completing the respective application forms, the link to which is provided on the official portal of the scholarships. The application form must be completed and submitted as said.
The awards to be awarded and the number of recipients selected for both grants depends on the resources available with the foundation.
The application deadlines for this grant are as follows:
- Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut- July 1
- The National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC)- February 1