A friendly reminder!
Applications for two CCMGA individual $2,000 academic scholarships available to high school seniors (Class of 2017) who are residents of Collin County and will be attending a Texas college or university to study Botany, Entomology, Environmental Science, Forestry, or Horticulture are due on April 14th. This is a wonderful opportunity for deserving students within our community.
The application is available by clicking on the link below. Encourage students pursuing higher education in one of these related fields to apply. The scholarship will be awarded on or before May 20th.
CCMGA'S ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
With tuition fees at a four-year college or university rising every year, many students need help making ends meet. Scholarships can help cover college expenses. The Collin County Master Gardeners Association, an integral part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M University System, will award two individual $2,000 scholarships to students interested in the study of horticulture related fields.
Each scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors (Class of 2017) who are verifiable residents of Collin County and plan to attend a Texas college or university and intend to select any one of the following as their college major: botany, entomology, horticulture, environmental science, or forestry.
Applications, along with references and a 400-word essay describing the applicants’ college goals must be received by Dr. Greg Church, Collin County Extension Agent for Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLifeExtension Service–Collin County, 825 McDonald Street, Suite 150, McKinney, TX 75069, no later than 4 p.m. April 14, 2017.