College Scholarships for Botany and Plant Physiology Majors

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Deadline
March 31
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$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Orchid Society
    16700 AOS Lane
    Delray Beach, FL 33446-4351
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in a master's program at an accredited institution. The thesis project must focus on orchid education, applied science or orchid biology. The scholarship is limited to two consecutive years.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,275
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    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be residents of Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
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Deadline
April 2
Amount
Up to $2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum
    P.O. Box 1295
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must have earned at least 24 credits towards a degree in floriculture, landscape design, agronomy, plant science, environmental science, botany or horticulture at an accredited college or university. They must have plans to pursue a career in one of these fields after graduation. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If awarded the scholarship, the recipient will be expected to to give a 10-minute speech on his or her horticultural interests and goals at the Arboretum's annual meeting. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
October 31
Amount
$2,000
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Deadline
March 1
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Varies
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Deadline
February 20
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Amount
$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.
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Deadline
February 1
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    1400 Independence Avenue SW
    Room 1133, South Building
    Washington, DC 20250
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be entering undergraduate freshmen who have a high school diploma or a GED. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a combined critical reading/math SAT score of 1,000 or higher or a composite ACT score of 21 or higher. They must plan to enroll at an 1890 Land Grant institution and have plans to major in agriculture; agriculture business/management; agriculture economics; agricultural engineering/mechanics; agricultural productions and technology; agronomy or crop science; animal science; botany; farm and range management; fish, game or wildlife management; food services/technology; forestry and related services; home economics/nutrition/human development; horticulture; natural resources management; soil conservation/soil science or other related disciplines (e.g., biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine or computer science). They must also have proven leadership skills and must have experience with community service. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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