Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship

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.


A funding opportunity of $5,000 for a well-qualified science student above the freshman year to assist with a project in tropical ornamental horticulture that has been accepted by an accredited U.S. college or university. The scholarship is for a U.S. graduate or undergraduate student who wishes to study, pursue an internship, or do research in the field of ornamental tropical horticulture at an appropriate foreign institution. Applicants must by U.S. citizens.

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