The Elizabeth Gardner Norweb Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship

Garden Club of America

Mrs. Edward K. Poor, Mrs. Walter Marting, and Mrs. Jerome F. Page headed the creation of a fund to establish this scholarship to honor Elizabeth Gardner Norweb, ardent conservationist and GCA President from 1979 to 1981. This scholarship was designed to encourage studies and careers in the environmental field, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study. The program is for summer study following the freshman, sophomore, or junior year.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Open to college undergraduates
  • Financial Need:
    Not Required
  • Major/Career:
    To encourage studies and careers in the environmental field

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    SHORT ESSAY: Please tell us what you know about the program you have selected, how it fits into your future plans and what knowledge and experience you hope to gain during this program. (Please attach your essay below in a word doc, pdf, or similar file format.)
  • Recommendation Letters:
    REFERENCES: Please provide two letters of recommendation. One should include comments on your academic progress and achievement, personal qualities, and eligibility for the program you have selected. The other should include information on the program you have selected and assurance that you have applied and can be accepted. Electronic copies of the letters of recommendation should be attached below. If reference desires to send directly to the GCA, please have s/he mail or email the letter to the addresses listed below.The Elizabeth Gardner Norweb Summer Environmental Studies The Garden Club of America 14 East 60th Street New York, NY 10022 [email protected]

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