The Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Ornamental Horticulture fosters the study of tropical ornamental plants and their use in horticulture and landscape architecture. It affords a graduate student, or advanced undergraduate, an opportunity to study at a leading foreign institution that specializes in the field of tropical plants.
-Must be a graduate student or an advanced undergraduate student (sophomore year and above)
-Applicants must be U.S. citizens
-The opportunity will be awarded upon verification that complete funding has been obtained for the study abroad. Travel must commence within 12 months of the award
The $5,000 scholarship is presented each even-numbered year. Applications will be reviewed by a selection panel of representatives from fields of tropical horticulture, botany, and landscape architecture and approved by the GCA scholarship committee.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.