Scholarships

Check back January 2022 for updated scholarship information.

Punta Gorda Garden Club Scholarships

Application Requirements

Applicants must be graduating seniors of Charlotte County High Schools, current students at Florida Southwestern State College, or previous winners of a Garden Club scholarship. Home schooled students who meet the requirements are also eligible to apply. Those requirements include a B or better grade point average, proof of financial need, and a desire to major in Agronomy, Botany, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology or related fields.

The deadline for our application submission is April 1, 2022.

Financial amounts and number of scholarships are dependent upon the club’s fundraising efforts.

Other garden club organizations also offer scholarships to deserving students. Please check their websites for further details as well as application deadlines as they vary, and some deadlines are as early as February 1st:

  • National Garden Clubs, Inc. awards scholarships with a February 1st application deadline. www.gardenclub.org
  • Deep South Garden Clubs awards scholarships with a February 1st application deadline. www.dsgardenclub.com
  • Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC) awards scholarships with a May 1st application deadline. www.ffgc.org

For questions contact our Scholarship Chair, Nancy Knaus, at nancyknaus@yahoo.com

Nancy Knaus
Punta Gorda Garden Club
Scholarship Chair
538 Peeples Drive
Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5048
nancyknaus@yahoo.com
(413) 297-7187

Punta Gorda Garden Scholarship Application