$1,000 scholarship available

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 2012 and can be used for tuition and/or books. The scholarship is sent directly to the attending school.

Applications are available at the Rockford High School guidance office or the club’s website at www.rockfordgardenclub.htmlplanet.com. A short essay is required and application details are available on the website or by contacting Shelley at (616) 874-3196.

The scholarship is open to all area graduates and recent graduates. Scholarship certificates will be awarded in May. The essay/application deadline is March 31, 2012. The Rockford Garden Club does not discriminate by race, color, religion or gender.

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