2020 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Men’s and Women’s Garden Club of Minneapolis (MWGCM) is interested in home gardening, landscaping, and environmental stewardship. We award $1,000.00 scholarships to students of horticulture, and any Minnesota student who is currently working towards a degree and career in horticulture, landscaping, or a related professional area, are encouraged to apply. Over the last twenty-five years we have awarded over $72,000.00 to students whose career goals are consistent with the interests of the members of MWGCM.

2019 Silent Auction Donors benefiting the MWGCM Scholarship Program

CRITERIA OF APPLICATION AND AWARD

  1. Student must be a resident of the State of Minnesota
  2. Student must be accepted or currently enrolled full-time at an accredited school in Minnesota
  3. Student must demonstrate career interest in areas such as gardening and landscaping consistent with the interests of home gardeners
  4. Applications must be postmarked no later than October 30, 2020 – a Club committee will announce the scholarship recipient(s) by November 2020
  5. Finalists may be interviewed at a date and location to be determined
  6. Financial data, age, gender, race or religion will not be considered

INFORMATION REQUIRED

  1. Fully completed application form with answers to Questions 1-4
  2. A letter of recommendation from an individual (non-family) with knowledge regarding the applicant’s horticultural experience and goals
  3. A letter of recommendation from an individual (non-family) knowledgeable about the applicant’s personal characteristics
  4. Person’s name, school financial aid office, and address to which the award would be sent
  5. Other information the applicant deems appropriate (optional)

NOTE – Incomplete applications will not be considered!

Application must be postmarked no later than October 30, 2020 to be considered.

Applications should be mailed to the following address:  
MWGCM Scholarship
c/o M. Thomas Pulley
3852 Pleasant Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55409


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