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Association Scholarships

Garden Scholar Fee Waivers

With the introduction of a Virtual Professional Development program, Members in good standing at any level of their professional development may apply for a Garden Scholar Fee Waiver for selected virtual events such as workshops, symposia, and the Annual Conference. 

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Please check back on this site for fall and winter 2021-22 opportunities. 

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Garden Club of America Hope Goddard Iselin Fellowship Award

A fellowship/grant opportunity offered in partnership with the Garden Club of America
The Garden Club of America Hope Goddard Iselin Fellowship in Public Horticulture will award up to a $5,000 grant to a student enrolled in a graduate-level university program to study public horticulture through experiential learning that takes place at a recognized public garden, botanic garden, arboretum, or other closely aligned public horticulture institution in the United States. 

The 2021 application cycle for this award has closed.

The Linda Milbourn Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

The Linda Milbourn Fellowship in Landscape Architecture will provide financial assistance for a promising student pursuing a graduate degree in landscape architecture with a distinct connection to public gardens. Graduate students of Landscape Architecture will discover the impact their own vision can have on public gardens and future generations of visitors. Those awarded this Fellowship will, like Linda, bring their visions to life in connecting plants and people.

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The 2021 Application cycle is July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021.

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