Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

$4,000

May 31, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002 by the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, Inc. (MANTS). This scholarship serves to memorialize Mr. Akehurst who served the horticultural industry as one of the founders of MANTS. Through this scholarship, MANTS will provide scholarship opportunity to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession.

    Applicants must be a resident of Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia and must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related discipline at a two or four-year institution. Applicants must be currently enrolled in good standing and carry a full-time course load at the time of application and during the semesters for which the scholarship is granted and must have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.7 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 in their major. Must 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. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. Previous Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship award winners are eligible for additional funding and may reapply for the scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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