Wareham Garden Club Scholarship Awards

Given our current situation with COVID-19, the due date for scholarship applications is currently June 30, 2020. That date could be changed to a July date depending upon our circumstances. Please feel free to check in with our Scholarship Chairperson via email contact below. 

            The Wareham Garden Club has announced that $1,000 scholarships are available for award during the spring of 2020. If you know any students in your neighborhood or circle of friends and family, who may be interested, please have them contact our Chairperson, Norma White via e-mail norma.white@comcast.net, email the club at warehamgardenclub@gmail.com, or mail to The Wareham Garden Club, PO Box 3276, Wareham, MA 02571.

            Scholarships are available to qualifying high school seniors and college students.   Applicants must have maintained a legal residence in Wareham, Massachusetts for at least a year, be a current student with a minimum “B” average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale), and have good character.  Scholarships are available for students with focus of study in one or more of the following areas: Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Conservation, Landscape Design, Architecture, Forestry, Agronomy, Floriculture, Land Management, Botany, Biology/Marine Biology, City Planning, Allied Studies.

            Eligible High School Students Must be: Graduating, spring of 2020 from any High School or Technical School; accepted to an accredited college or school of higher education; able to submit an application postmarked on or before June 30, 2020. This date is flexible and could be changed to July 31, 2020.

            Scholarship applications will be available at area high schools. Interested students should contact their respective Guidance Offices for further information, or they may contact the WGC Scholarship Chair. Any qualified applicant will be given extra consideration on for having participated in extra-curricular activities in any of the fields listed above in high school and/or in the community.

            Eligible college student applicants must be: a current student at an accredited college or school of higher education, able to provide official transcripts showing successful completion of course work; able to submit an application and transcripts postmarked on or before June 30, 2020.

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