National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarships

🏆 Available: 41
💰 $4,000
⏳ 02/01

Scholarship Description

NGC is proud of its college scholarship program which offers financial aid to students majoring in fields of study related to horticulture and the environment.

National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarships are one-year scholarships available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree. Sophomores may make application for their junior year. College/university must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education.


  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded hours of classes.
  • Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded hours of classes.
  • Study abroad on fellowships or internships are not eligible; funds may be applied to studies overseas provided that the study is a condition of the recipient’s degree plan and that payment continues to be made to the accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design, or horticulture.

To learn more on which majors are accepted as well as the selection criteria, please check

Student Applications due to State Chairman is February 1 and State Chairmen’s Submissions due to NGC Scholarship Chairman and Committee is March 1.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Entry in a contest required
  • letter from applicant, list of extracurricular activities (also honors, recognitions, awards received within the last three years)

How To Apply

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Donor: National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Provides education, resources and national networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic, and environmental responsibility.