The Oregon Nurseries Foundation awards scholarships to students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. The OAN Emerald Empire Chapter Award is offered to a junior or senior college student majoring in horticulture, landscape architecture or landscape construction who also graduated from an Oregon high school. Preference will be given to a student from the Emerald Empire (Eugene) area.
The Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) is a non-profit trade association that represents more than 600 individual nursery stock producers, retailers, landscapers and related companies serving the nursery and greenhouse industry. The Oregon Association of Nurseries is the community dedicated to the long-term success, profitability and excellence of Oregon's nursery and greenhouse industry.