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2020 Kent County Master Gardener

Plant and Soil Science, Horticulture Scholarships

The Kent Master Gardeners will award (3) $1,000 scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year.

Students must have been a Kent County resident for at least two years prior to the application date and must be enrolled in, or have been accepted by, an accredited college or university to study plant and soil science or a horticulture-related field.

The Master Gardeners raise the money for the scholarships at their annual plant sale, which is held annually on the last Saturday in April at the Delaware State University greenhouse.

To be eligible for the scholarships, the student must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and include a short essay of his or her education goals. Two letters of reference or recommendation from a non-relative must also be included. One academic reference is preferred.