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Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by: Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.

Applicant must be a resident of Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia who is a full-time student with a minimum 2.7 GPA. Applicant must follow horticulture or landscape as a field of study and be able to demonstrate interest in working in the green industry. Application must be completed online.


Application Deadline May 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 10
Required areas of study horticulture, landscape
Awarded every year? yes
Reapplication required for renewal.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,000
Min $1,000


Max 2
Average 2
Min 1

Contact Information

Teresa Jodon
Executive Director
Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.
1000 Vermont Avenue, N.W. Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Phone: (202) 741-4852
Fax: (202) 478-7288

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