Scholarship

 

Please check back January 2022 for updated scholarship information.

PUNTA GORDA GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be graduating seniors of Charlotte County high schools, current students at Florida South Western 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 application submission is April 1, 2021.    

The number and dollar amounts of scholarships will depend on the result of club fundraising efforts.

For questions or concerns, please contact Nancy Knaus  nancyknaus@yahoo.com

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

  • National Garden Clubs, Inc. awards scholarships with a February 1 application deadline. gardenclub.org
  • Deep South Garden Clubs awards scholarships with a February 1 application deadline. dsgardenclub.com

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC) awards scholarships with a May 1 application deadline. ffgc.org

Applicants must be graduating seniors of Charlotte County high schools, current students at Florida South Western 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.  

 

For questions or concerns, please contact Nancy Knaus  at nancyknaus@yahoo.com

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

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

 

Nancy Knaus
Punta Gorda Garden Club
Punta Scholarship Chair
538Peeples Dr.
Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5048
nancyknaus@yahoo.com
413-297-74148

 

Punta Gorda Garden Scholarship Application