Belfast Garden Club Scholarships for 2018

The Belfast Garden Club is pleased to announce that it will award two scholarships in 2018, each in the amount of $2,500.00. This is a significant increase in the scholarship amounts, and represents the gratitude of the Belfast Garden Club for the support it has received from the community.

The scholarships will be awarded to Waldo County residents who are pursuing a degree in horticulture, botany, forestry, ecology, conservation biology, sustainable agriculture or a related field.

The scholarship application form is reprinted below. Application materials must be submitted by April 30, 2018, and can either be submitted to belfastgardenclub@gmail.com, or by mail.

THE BELFAST GARDEN CLUB
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The Belfast Garden Club will award two $2,500 scholarships to Waldo County residents pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s or advanced degree in horticulture, botany, forestry, ecology, conservation biology, sustainable agriculture or a related field. 

Name _____________________________________________________________________

Home Address_____________________________________________________________

Telephone Number ______________________Email ___________________________

College/School Program __________________________________________________

Course of Study and length of program ___________________________________

Have you been accepted? _________________________________________________

PLEASE ATTACH THE FOLLOWING:

1. List of activities, clubs and organizations in which you have participated, and a photo (for publicity purposes, if you are awarded a scholarship)

2. A copy of your academic transcript

3. Two references

4. An essay of 100-200 words entitled: “Why I Have Chosen My Field of Study”

Submit your application package by APRIL 30, 2018

Electronically to belfastgardenclub@gmail.com

Or by mail to:
Scholarship Committee
The Belfast Garden Club
P.O. Box 502
Belfast, Maine 04915

Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend and speak at a Belfast Garden Club ceremony at which the awards will be presented.

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