Allied Florists of Houston Scholarship Honoring Lavon Bankhead

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 13

Saturday
Awarded By:

Texas Floral Endowment

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 member in good standing in the Allied Florists of Houston. Applicants who are also members in Texas State Florists Association will be given priority.
  3. Must reside in the greater Houston area.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must use the scholarship to attend the PFCI Commentating Class. Should a qualified applicant not apply to pursue PFCI credentials, an applicant pursuing AIFD credentials or Texas Master Florists Credentials may be considered.
  6. Must be pursuing eligible floral training.

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

Description: This scholarship is for U.S. students who are members of the Allied Florists of Houston; applicants who are also members in the Texas State Florists Association will be given priority. The scholarship may only be used to attend the PFCI Commentating Class. Should a qualified applicant not apply to pursue PFCI credentials, an applicant pursuing AIFD credentials or Texas Master Florists Credentials may be considered.

Application requirements for the Allied Florists of Houston Scholarship Honoring Lavon Bankhead are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The recipient must utilize the scholarship within two years of the award. Awardees are announced during the Endowment presentation each year in July at the Texas State Florists' Association Annual Convention.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, April 13

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, April 13

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in February for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available on the Texas Floral Endowment (TFE) website. The applicant is welcome to apply for all TFE scholarships for which he/she is qualified; a separate application must be submitted for each scholarship. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must submit three letters of reference and transcripts (if a current full-time student). The application requires that each applicant discuss school activities and special recognition, employment and work experience, previous or current scholarships, reasons for applying for the scholarship, career plans, and why he/she wants to be in the floral industry. The application must be mailed to the address provided or to the following address for overnight or hand delivery: 715 Discovery Blvd., Suite 403, Cedar Park, TX 78613. The application must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Diana Doss
Address: P.O. Box 170760 Austin, Texas 78717

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