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2024 Kent County Master Gardener

The Kent Master Gardeners will award a $1,500 Scholarship for the 2024 - 2025 academic school year. 

The scholarship is open to anyone who has been a Kent County Delaware resident for at least two years prior to the application date and is enrolled in, or has been accepted by, an accredited college or university to study Agriculture and Natural Resources. High school seniors are eligible to apply as well as all college year students. Previous year winners and home- schooled students are also eligible to apply.

Requirements: The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and plan to attend a college/university for the 2024-2025 year. The application must include the following:

  • A 100+ word essay of education and career goals.
  • Listing of extracurricular clubs/activities, awards and honors received, and hobbies and interests.
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members. One academic reference is preferred.
  • Official transcript from your current school.
  • For high school seniors, college/university acceptance letter if received.

The applications will be judged on the GPA, the appropriateness of the field of study, letters of recommendation, leadership activities, and community involvement. The deadline for the application is April 30, 2024.

The application can be found by going to this link: 2024 Kent County Master Gardeners' Scholarship Application .

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It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System (University of Delaware and Delaware State University cooperating) that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or handicap status.