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Garden Club of America: Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships

Date posted: 05/25/2010

Award: $3,500

Field: horticulture and related fields

Eligibility: college juniors, seniors, or graduate students in horticulture or a related field, with preference given to students from Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, Kentucky, and Indiana

Contact Information:

Name: The Garden Club of America
Phone: 212-753-8287
Fax: 212-753-0134
Address: The Katharine Grosscup Scholarship Committee The Garden Club of America ATTN: Scholarship Applications 14 East 60th Street New York, NY 10022-1006
E-mail: grosscupscholarship@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.gcamerica.org/index.cfm/scholarships/details/id/17

Additional information:

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS. DO NOT FAX APPLICATION Purpose: To encourage the study of horticulture and related fields. History: The Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship in Horticulture celebrates friendship and the love of gardening within the GCA. It was founded in 1981 by Margaret Evans Berdan, Garden Club of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in memory of her friend Katharine MacConnell Grosscup, a talented gardener, enthusiastic conservationist and active member of the Shaker Lakes Garden Club in Ohio. The first chairman of the scholarship committee was Elizabeth Evans, Mrs. Berdan’s sister-in-law, a member of the Garden Club of Cleveland. The Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship Committee continues to be jointly managed by three members of the Shaker Lakes Garden Club and three members of the Garden Club of Cleveland. Provisions: Provides multiple students with funding of up to $3500 each. Eligibility: Open to rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors and Master’s degree candidates majoring in horticulture or related fields at institutions in IN, KY, MI, OH, PA or WV.

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