The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship

Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.

The scholarship was established in honor the late Bryan A. Champion, president of Herman Losely & Son, Inc. to remember his legacy one deserving horticultural student must show a similar passion for the nursery and landscape industry.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Have at least a sophomore standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum as of the fall semester of scholarship application year, if an undergraduate student (graduate students of any year are also eligible)
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Be currently enrolled in good standing and carry a full-time course load at the time of application and during the semesters for which the scholarship is granted
  • College:
    Attend an institution located in the state of Ohio, Students attending schools outside of Ohio are ineligible
  • Major/Career:
    Pursuing landscape, horticulture program or related discipline, Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered.
  • Other Benefits:
    Previous Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship award winners are eligible for additional funding and may reapply.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the green industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Personal essay
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Two letters of recommendation. Recommendations may come from a student advisor, instructor, employer, or business associate and must be submitted directly from the recommender to HRI

Contact Information

  • Phone: (614) 487-1117