The Coos County Master Gardener Association will honor Coos County high school graduates and current county residents wishing to further his or her education in a plant-related field. The field of study might include agriculture, biology, botany, biochemistry, entomology, forestry, horticulture, or landscape design.
Scholarships totaling $6,000.00 will be awarded for the academic year 2013-2014. The Coos County Master Gardener Scholarship Committee will determine the number and amount of awards annually. This determination will be made after the interviews.
Requirements for either scholarship type:
Official college transcript(s), if applicable
Acceptance letter to a college or university
Two current (written within the last 12 months) letters of recommendation, dated and signed
Interview with Coos County Master Gardener Scholarship Committee
Additional requirements for the soon-to-be Coos County high school graduate/equivalent applicant:
Official high school transcript or copy of your high school diploma or equivalent
Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
One of the two current recommendation letters should be from an instructor
April 12, 2013: Completed application must be postmarked no later than this date.
May 3rd or 6th 2013: Scheduling interviews for finalists.
Upon receipt of proof of acceptance at the college or university of the applicant’s choice, funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university business office and applied to the student’s tuition or books.
2013 Scholarship Application PDF file