Swarthmore Garden Club Horticultural Award

The Swarthmore Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior residing in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. The award is made on the basis of a short essay which reflects the student’s demonstrated involvement in the broad range of horticultural and environmental activities.

To apply, please submit an essay describing your interest and experience in horticulture, gardening, or environmental issues dealing with horticulture. The essay should explain what you have done and plan on doing in the future relating to horticulture. The essay should be no more than 500 words.

Strath Haven students should submit their essays to the Career Center Coordinator, Strath Haven High School by April 25, 2016. Private school students are invited to submit their essays to smorika1@swarthmore.edu.

The 2015 recipient of the Horticultural Award was Zac Clifton of Wallingford.

2 thoughts on “Swarthmore Garden Club Horticultural Award

  1. Is this scholarship still available for students entering college in Fall 2017? I have a student who is interested in applying and she would love to know when and where to submit this application.

    Thank you so much for your time.

  2. Yes, the Swarthmore Garden Club will be offering its annual $1,000 Horticultural Award to a graduating senior residing in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. The award is made on the basis of a short essay which reflects the student’s demonstrated involvement in the broad range horticultural and environmental activities. Specifics for applying will be circulated in March with a deadline for application in late April 2017. Students at Strath Haven High School should check with the Career Center, and there will also be a notice posted in The Swarthmorean. Thank you for your interest!

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