The Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Horticulture

Garden Club of America

The scholarship was established to provide an opportunity to graduate or advanced undergraduate students for one or two years of serious study of tropical plants and their use in horticulture and landscape architecture at outstanding botanical institutions abroad.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Open to graduate or advanced undergraduate students
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Citizenship:
    Applicants must be US citizens
  • College:
    Study at outstanding botanical institutions abroad
  • Major/Career:
    Majors specializing in tropical horticulture or landscape architecture

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • 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:
    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 .
  • Other Materials:
    One-page budget for the travel and study proposed

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