The Richmond Hill Garden Club is pleased to announce its 2021 scholarship of $1,000. This annual scholarship is available to a qualified senior at Richmond Hill High School.
The winner must enroll in a 2 year or 4-year college, a university, or a technical college, either in or out of the state of Georgia. The winner must also plan to pursue a major in a field related to environmental concerns, plants, and/or gardening. These majors include, but are not limited to, horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, landscape architecture. environmental design, environmental horticulture. urban and rural planning, wildlife science, habitat or forest ecology, land management, or any other garden-related subjects such as nursery management or arboriculture.
Applicants for the scholarship will be judged on several criteria: academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, volunteer projects, innovation and enthusiasm, and a 250-word essay. Applicants do not need to have any prior associate with the garden club.
Interested students should contact their councilor’s office at the high school for details and help with completing the application process. The deadline for the application is April 1, 2021.