Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 28

Friday
Awarded By:

Western Reserve Herb Society Unit of the Herb Society of America

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Ohio.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must major in horticulture or a related field such as landscape architecture or horticultural therapy. Preference will be given to applicants whose career goals involve teaching/research or work in the public or nonprofit sector, such as public gardens, botanical gardens, parks, arboreta, city planning, or public education and awareness.
  5. Must have completed a minimum of one full year of college to apply for this undergraduate award.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for Ohio college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in horticulture or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants whose career goals involve teaching/research or work in the public or nonprofit sector, such as public gardens, botanical gardens, parks, arboreta, city planning, or public education and awareness.

Application requirements for the Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
Additional Information: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. The applicant may be attending an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States. A qualified student may apply for both the Frances Sylvia Zverina and the Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarships; however, he/she may only be the recipient of one scholarship. To apply for both scholarships, the applicant need only submit one application and be sure to check the appropriate box to indicate that he/she would like to be considered for both programs.

Award Amount: $10,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 28

Applications are available online from the Western Reserve Herb Society of America (HSA) website . In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: official college transcripts from all schools attended; three recommendations, two from teachers (preferably recent) and one from an employer (reference forms are available online); and a typed essay of one to two pages addressing the topics listed on the application. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted online by the deadline date. Supporting documents may also be submitted online to the provided email address.
Contact: Carol Braverman
Address: 11030 East Blvd. Cleveland, Ohio 44106

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