horticultural sciences | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Hill Country Master Garderners, Inc. Scholarship in Horticultural Studies, USA

Hill Country Master Gardeners, Inc. (HCMG), a non-profit, trained volunteer organization, a component of Texas AgriLife Extension Service, promotes volunteer education and service to the community. As part of our mission, HCMG is offering two $2,000 scholarships in horticultural science for the 2011 – 2012 academic year. It is our intention to provide financial support to two undergraduate or graduate students at Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Tarleton State or Stephen F. Austin State Universities.

The applicant must:
1. Be pursuing a degree in the horticultural sciences.
2. Be a full-time student in one of the four Universities listed above. Full-time is defined as 12 hours for undergraduate and 9 hours for graduate students.
3. Be at Junior level (60 hours) or above, with at least a 3.0 GPA.
4. Be a Texas resident. Preference will be given to students who are residents of Kerr, Kendal, Gillespie and Bandera Counties. If none apply, then any student who meets all other criteria will be considered.

Scholarship Application Deadline:30 May 2011

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