The John L. Tomasovic, Sr. Scholarship is awarded to horticulture or floriculture students who are sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students with financial need and grade point average between 3.0 and 3.5. 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. Jim Bridenbaugh was a specialist in fresh flowers and plants, designing and commentating at design shows and seminars.
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.