The Pinelands Garden Club sponsors a one year $1,500 scholarship to a graduating senior from one of our local high schools in the Lenape Regional School District. Eligibility criteria include:
-Attending a 2 or 4-year degree program
-Majoring in agriculture, botany ecology, environmental studies, floral design, forestry, horticulture,
landscaping or watershed management. Please contact your Guidance Department for a complete list of fields of study.
Eligible students may obtain an application from their Guidance Counselor in February each year. A completed application, personal letter and high school transcript are due by April 26, 2019. The personal letter must address the following questions:
-Why would you like to receive this scholarship?
-Why did you choose this particular field?
-What are your long-term future career plans?
-Is there any other informaiton that you believe would be helpful to the committee in making its
decision? If so, what is it?
A letter of recommendation and/or news articles about the student are helpful, but not required.
The recipient will be notified during the week following Mother's Day. The Pinelands Garden Club Scholar is expected to attend the club's June Luncheon. Thank you to everyone that supports the Pinelands Garden Club Ways & Means through our fundraisers including the Christmas Boutique at St. Mary of the Lakes School, our Afternoon Floral Tea and our annual Plant Sale!
Sara Mayer was presented with a $1,000 Scholarship from the Pinelands Garden Club. She plans to earn a BS in Animal Science.