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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 September 8
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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