The Collin County Master Gardeners Association, an integral part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A & M University System, are happy to announce they will be awarding one $1,000.00 scholarship for the 2014 academic year to students interested in the study of horticulture related fields. The scholarship will be awarded on or before by May 20, 2014.
The scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors (Class of 2014) who are verifiable residents of Collin County. The award is available to students who intend to select any one of the following as their college major: Botany, Entomology, Environmental Science, Forestry, or Horticulture.
Applications, accompanied with a 400-word essay describing the applicants’ college goals, and two teacher references, must be received by Dr. Greg Church, Collin County Extension Agent for Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Collin County, 825 McDonald Street, Suite 150, McKinney, TX 75069, no later than 4:00 p.m. April 25, 2014.
Applications are available online at http://www.ccmgatx.org/community-service/youth-educational-program/ccmga-academic-scholorship.aspx.
Story submitted by Dawn Oldfield