Application Guidelines: GCFM application (online application can be found here), personal letter by applicant (one page only), list of extracurricular activities, and three letters of recommendation (scholarship ability, personal, work-related). The NGC application and documentation should also be submitted with the GCFM application information. NGC application and requirements can be found on the NGC website.
Attached with Application: Grade transcript, references, financial aid form (signed by financial aid officer)
Complete forms and information can be obtained from your financial aid office.
Applicants will be judged on the following:
- Aptitude in the field of horticulture
- Academic record
- Avocational interests and vocational potential
- Financial need
NOTE: Winners of the GCFM Horticulture Scholarship are automatically forwarded for consideration for one of the 35 National Garden Club, Inc Scholarships. For that reason, all applicants for the GCFM Horticulture Scholarship are asked to fill out application forms for the NGC Scholarships.