Garden Club Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Winston-Salem Foundation

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 U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be in pursuit of an undergraduate associate's or baccalaureate degree (first-time degrees preferred).
  4. Must reside in Forsyth County, North Carolina, or one of the other counties in The Winston-Salem Foundation's service area. The Foundation's service area includes Davie, Davidson, Forsyth, Surry, Stokes, Yadkin, and Wilkes counties.
  5. Must major in horticulture or landscape architecture.
  6. Must be accepted to an accredited postsecondary school in North Carolina.
  7. Must maintain part- or full-time enrollment (six or more credit hours per semester).
  8. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. students who have been accepted into an undergraduate horticulture or landscape architecture program at an accredited North Carolina postsecondary institution. Students must reside in the Winston-Salem Foundation's service area, and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and financial need.

Application requirements for the Garden Club Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Tax return(s)
Additional Information: All applicants must demonstrate financial need (but not restricted to lower incomes). The student's financial need and merit will be equally weighted. In order to be eligible to apply for financial aid from the Foundation, 50 percent or more of the student's college courses must be taken in a traditional classroom setting. A Student Aid committee of The Winston-Salem Foundation will select recipients. The committee reserves the right to rescind an award should a recipient's circumstances change, such as failure to graduate from high school or failure to enroll at an accredited institution. The Foundation reserves the right to withhold the award in the event that no applicants are deemed to meet the qualifications.

Award Amount: $1,500 annually, renewable for one additional year if the student maintains full-time enrollment and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and continues in an eligible major. Recipients must submit an official transcript to the Foundation by Jul. 1 each year to renew. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. Once recipient(s) have been selected, checks will be issued jointly to the college and to the recipient, and will be mailed to the recipient's home address for the student to deliver to the college's financial aid office. Separate checks will be issued for fall and spring semesters. Check processing requires approximately two weeks.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Program information is available on the Winston-Salem Foundation website. To apply for this award, the student must complete the Foundation's Common Application in its entirety. The student must register an account with his/her email address to access the application. The online application system will automatically identify those scholarship opportunities for which the student appears to be eligible based on information he/she enters in the "Basic Information and Qualifying Criteria" section of the application. The student may apply for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible via the Common Application. In addition to a completed Common Application, the student must submit the following materials: high school grade transcript through at least the first semester of the 12th grade or most recent college grade transcript; a signed copy of his/her parents' federal tax return from last year, if a dependent student; and a signed copy of his/her federal tax return from last year. The application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadline indicated in order to receive consideration.
Contact: Edna Barker
Address: 751 W. Fourth St. Suite 200 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-2702

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