Requirements for scholarship
The Philadelphia Unit of the Herb Society of America, a group “dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research and sharing the experience of its members with the community,” is pleased to offer two scholarships this year. The Unit will award two grants of $1,000.00 each to an undergraduate and/or graduate student pursuing the study of horticulture or a related field.
The criteria for the scholarship are as follows:
1. Home residence must be in Bucks, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, or Delaware counties.
2. Full time student pursuing a degree in Horticulture, Botany, Agricultural Sciences, or Agronomy.
3. Two references: one advisor or professor, and one person of student’s choice. It is the applicant’s responsibility to send references with the application.
4. An official school transcript must be sent with the application.
5. Essay: Why did you choose the field of horticulture (or related field) and what do you plan to do with your education in the future?
6. Applicants may reapply the following year.
7. All applications must be received by June 30.
Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions about our scholarship program.
Rena Harrington Barnett, Scholarship Chairperson