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Benjamin C. Blackburn Scholarship

Sponsored by: Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must have earned at least 24 credits towards a degree in floriculture, landscape design, agronomy, plant science, environmental science, botany or horticulture at an accredited college or university. They must have plans to pursue a career in one of these fields after graduation. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If awarded the scholarship, the recipient will be expected to to give a 10-minute speech on his or her horticultural interests and goals at the Arboretum's annual meeting. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


Application Deadline April 2
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $2,500

Contact Information

Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum
P.O. Box 1295
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States

Phone: 973-326-7601

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