Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

May 31, 2025
Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description

To be eligible for the Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship, applicants must: be a resident of Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia (attendance at an institution within these states is not mandatory); be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related discipline at a two or four year institution; have at least a junior standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum as of the fall semester of scholarship application year; and have an overall GPA of 2.7 and at least a 3.0 GPA in their major.

MANTS, an association formed from the state nursery and landscape associations of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, has established this scholarship with the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) with the belief that the strength and future success of the horticulture industry lies in the solid education of today's students. MANTS' establishment of this scholarship is a reflection of Mr. Akehurst's firm belief that education begets one the opportunity to achieve. Through this scholarship, MANTS will provide scholarship opportunity to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession. Scholarship Search