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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Unigo
Description
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AOS Master's Scholarship Program$5,000
Deadline
March 31
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.
How to apply
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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship$1,275
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
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 students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Harris Poll Online
Description
Become a member of the Harris Poll Online and you could receive money for college just by taking simple surveys. Each survey you take gets you an entry to the scholarship drawing!
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Benjamin C. Blackburn ScholarshipUp to $2,500
Deadline
April 5
Renewable
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 more. 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.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript, a list of the courses that currently are being taken and four letters of recommendation are required.
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Dennis Raveling Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
October 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
California Waterfowl Association
1346 Blue Oaks Boulevard
Roseville, CA 95678
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicant must be pursuing an advanced degree in wildlife, zoology, botany, ecology or other biological science that are related to wetlands ecology. Selection is based on dedication to wetland preservation, high academic achievement and the merit of the project submitted.
How to apply
Applicants must send a one-page proposal summary of original research or a management project, a resume, a statement of interest, a letter of support from a faculty member and a list of at least two references to the California Waterfowl Association. There is no formal application form.
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Garden Club of Ohio Inc. ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Garden Club of Ohio Inc.
State Scholarship Chairman
Ms. Cleopatra Lehman
1658 17th Street
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Ohio and must be enrolled in a postsecondary degree program related to environmental science, plant science, horticulture, floriculture, city planning or wildlife. They must be rising undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal statement, financial aid statement and three letters of recommendation are required.
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Mabel Mayforth ScholarshipUp to $1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont Inc.
c/o Jen Hanlon, Scholarship Chair
676 Arthur John Road
Island Pond, VT 05846
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Vermont residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students and must major horticulture, landscape, design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology or biology with a special interest in plants, ecology and allied subjects. They must be full-time students at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previous winners may reapply.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, list of extracurricular activities, letter of application, transcript and three letters of recommendation are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 1
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Excited for college? Chegg wants to know what part of college your most looking forward to and why. Take two minutes to apply for $1,000 - You could be this month’s winner!
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Medtronic Foundation Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
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.
How to apply
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USDA/1890 National Scholars ProgramVaries
Deadline
Varies
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.
How to apply
Applications are available by request from the Civil Rights Enforcement and Compliance section of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service branch of the USDA. An application form and supporting materials are required.
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