The Rockford Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any local current graduating high school senior or recent graduate majoring in horticulture studies, landscape architecture, environmental science, conservatory management, organic farming or associated, related fields. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student attending any college in the fall of 2011 and can be used for tuition and/or books.
Applications are available at the Rockford High School guidance office or on Rockford Garden Club’s website at www.rockfordgardenclub.htmlplanet.com. A short essay is required and application details are available online or by contacting Shelley at (616) 874-3196. The scholarship is open to all area graduates and recent graduates. Deadline is March 31, 2011.