CALIFORNIA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS
GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS
California Horticultural Society awards scholarships to students who
plan careers in botany, horticulture, landscape design, plant biology,
plant genetics or other plant related careers and to persons who are
engaged in a horticultural occupation who wish to further their
education in the horticultural field.
Scholarships are awarded on basis of scholarship as evidenced by reported grades (and possibly by transcripts), and letters of recommendations; potential for contributions to the above named fields; character; aptitude; ability to succeed and financial need.
Scholarships are to be used toward tuition and /or necessary educational materials.
are awarded to college or university students (including graduate and
post-graduate) who are enrolled in one of the above mentioned fields of
study at an institution with a recognized department in one of these
The maximum amount available is limited by the amounts available for disbursement and may be divided among several successful applicants.
California Horticultural Society expects that awardees will notify them of how the award was used and report their progress at the end of the semester.
It is recommended that applicants contact the Grants Chair by email to enquire about current status before applying.
students may find application instructions at
and suubmit an application to:
579 Los Palmos Dr
San Francisco, CA 94127-2209
Applications may be submitted at any time, but awards will be made annually based upon California Horticultural Society's budget. You can ask the Scholarship Chairman for the current status..