Vocational (Bettinger, Holden & Perry) Scholarship

$4,000

May 01, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Vocational (Bettinger, Holden & Perry) scholarship requires students to be in a one or two-year program with the intent to become a grower or greenhouse manager. The vocational scholarship awards a scholarship in honor of:
    Leonard Bettinger, who was a successful greenhouse grower in the Bettinger Farms family business in Toledo, Ohio, and was president of the BPI trade association from 1974-76; John Holden, who had a long, helpful career at Ball Seed Co. and was active in the BPI trade association since it's inception, attending the very first "pre-BPI" conference in 1968; Jim Perry, who was a respected wholesale nurseryman, who grew Perry's Plants of La Puente, California, into one of the largest bedding plant operations in the U.S and was president of BPI from 1972-1974.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • American Floral Endowment
  • 1601 Duke St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • daker@afeendowment.org
  • 703-838-5211

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