WESTERN RESERVE HERB SOCIETY
A Unit of The Herb Society of America
11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for 2021-2022
THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUARY 28, 2021.
This horticulture scholarship is open to students who have completed the 2nd/Sophomore year of undergraduate study. The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university in the United States and have achieved a grade point average of 3.2 or above.
The scholarship award of $12,500 will be made to the student who plans a career in horticulture and related disciplines. The award will be sent directly to the student’s bursar account for payment toward tuition and books.
Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate exceptional dedication to horticulture and whose career goals may involve work in areas such as teaching/research, the public or nonprofit sector, or sustainable agriculture.
Note: The application must be completed in one sitting. Your progress cannot be saved.
Questions: 216-694-8532 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Official College Transcripts for all Colleges Attended.
Transcripts must be received by the deadline of February 28, 2021.
Arrange with your college’s Office of the Registrar to send your official transcript to: email@example.com
If your college does not have an electronic official transcript pathway, ask the college to mail the official transcript to:
Western Reserve Herb Society
c/o Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Blvd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
ONE (1) LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION:
Forward one (1) letter of recommendation, which must be from an instructor. Your name must appear in the subject line of the recommendation forwarded.
Please note that the application must be done in one sitting; the form does not save.
Submit two (2) separate essays adding anything else you consider pertinent to this application. Your name should appear as the header for each essay. The following information must be included:
- In your first essay, discuss your qualifications for this merit scholarship and what you are doing to achieve your educational goals.
- In your second essay, describe your career and personal goals following graduation based upon your academic major. It is understood that these may change over time. With respect to the mission of the Western reserve Herb Society, how do you propose to use your education, talents and ambition to improve public horticulture?
This application, essays, transcripts, and recommendations must be received by February 28, 2021. Please make sure the essays are attached to the application by choosing the “choose file” box to upload each of your essays.
Email all correspondence to: firstname.lastname@example.org