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Rewarding Excellence

For more than 35 years The Garden Club has awarded scholarships to students in area schools pursuing an education in environmental studies, agribusiness, botany or any related course of study.  


Currently the criteria for the scholarship is a graduating senior enrolled in a college or university pursuing the above course of studies. The scholarship is awarded in June and paid after the student has successfully completed their first semester.  Here is our application.  We hope you consider applying!

Congratulations to the 2018 Scholarship Winners

This year the Garden Club awarded one $1500 scholarship to a BBA high school senior.  We are pleased to announce our 2018 Garden Club of Manchester Scholarship winner is Jackson Cuddy Ameden.  Jackson will be studying forestry at UVM’s Rubinstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.  Jackson wrote in his essay, “I love Vermont; it is my home and I plan on a career that involves preserving/sustaining its resources.  I hope to work for the Forest Service and eventually start my own forestry business.”   We all wish Jackson continued success!!  Garden Club's Carolyn Smith, Scholarship Chair,  was on hand to present the award. 

In addition to the Club scholarship, the Federated Garden Club of VT selects one student for the state’s Mabel Mayforth Scholarship, which awards $1000 scholarships to college juniors and seniors  and Masters students.  For more info

National Garden Clubs also gives scholarships to worthy students in the amount of $4000. Specific information can be found here.

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