Rewarding Excellence

 

For more than 50 years The Garden Club has awarded scholarships to students in area schools pursuing an education in:

  • Agronomy

  • Agriculture Education

  • Floriculture

  • Horticulture

  • Landscape Design

  • Botany, Biology

  • Forestry

  • Wildlife Science

  • Plant Pathology/Science

  • City (Rural & Urban) Planning

  • Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology

  • Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)

  • Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.)

  • Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects.

The Garden Club will be awarding a $2500 scholarship in 2021.  Currently the criteria for the scholarship is a graduating high school 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!


 

2020 Scholarship Award

The Garden Club of Manchester is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s, 2020, scholarship to Evelyn Seidner.

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Evelyn is a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy and resides in Middletown Springs.  This year’s scholarship award is indeed a special one.   The Garden Club is celebrating it’s 100th Anniversary and as part of the celebration the award for this year is $5000.

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 vermontfgcv.com.

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

Special Note:  Jennie Mull, also of Manchester, our past Scholarship recipient has gone on to win the National Garden Club Scholarship for rising College Juniors!