The Earl Dedman Scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA who are interested in becoming greenhouse growers. Eligible applicants must be a citizen or resident of the United States or Canada, or they must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States or Canada. Earl Dedman had a strong commitment to education, believing it was a great way to better oneself. Earl considered education and hard work to be the keys to success in life.
Besides completing the online application, applicants must also submit two letters of recommendation (preferably one from a teacher and one from an employer), a resume and transcripts from their most recent school. The American Floral Endowment (AFE) is the trusted source and catalyst for floriculture advancement through funding of innovative research, scholarships, internships, and educational grants that best serve the dynamic needs and demographics of all industry sectors.