Applications for AFE scholarships now open
Scholarships are open to both U.S. and Canadian students pursuing horticulture.
February 18, 2020 By Greenhouse Canada
Applications are now being accepted for 24 different scholarships offered through the American Floral Endowment (AFE).
Scholarships range from $500 to $6,000 and are open to undergraduate and graduate students who are American or Canadian citizens or residents pursuing floriculture or horticulture studies at a U.S. or Canadian institution. Applications must be received online by May 1, 2020.
“AFE strives to support the next generation of industry members in any way we can. One of the ways we do this is through awarding scholarships to help ease their financial burdens,” said Greg Royer, Chairman of Royers Flowers & Gifts and AFE Education Committee Chair.
More than 24 scholarships are being awarded to assist students in pursuing a career in horticulture or floriculture. Scholarships are available for students interested in different areas of horticulture, including marketing/sales, agribusiness, floral design, greenhouse production, ornamental horticulture, integrated pest management, floriculture research/education and more.
The Endowment awarded more than $42,300 in scholarships in 2019.
Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted by May 1. See individual descriptions of each scholarship for details on eligibility requirements. Undergraduate and graduate applications and requirements are available at endowment.org/scholarships.
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