Mar 1, 2022
HRI Opens Scholarship Applications for 2022-2023 School Year

HRI recently announced it will award over $25,000 in scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year. These scholarships are made possible by nine endowed funds that aid students seeking a career in horticulture. HRI and its donor firms consider graduating students in horticulture to be the lifeblood of the green industry. Applications are due no later than Sept. 2.

The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a resident of CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, or VT

The Usrey Family Scholarship is awarded to a student attending a school in CA

The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student attending a school in OH

The Susie & Bruce Usrey Scholarship is awarded to a student attending a school in CA

The Spring Meadow Scholarship is awarded to students who are interested in a career in woody plant propagation, production, or breeding

The Mugget Scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to work in any aspect of the horticultural industry

The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a resident of MD, VA, or WV

The Gunter Mecking Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to work in any aspect of the horticultural industry

The Wright Family of Alabama Scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to work in the horticultural industry, with preference given to Alabama students pursuing greenhouse careers

Scholarship applications are due no later than Sept. 2. Find more details here.


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