In 1986 the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association (WLCA) Metropolitan Milwaukee Chapter was named as a beneficiary in the estate of the late Ronald J. Klokner, a past president and charter member of the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association. The bequest was made with the expressed intent to establish a scholarship fund for students actively pursuing a career in the landscape industry.
-A Wisconsin resident who intends to live and work in the State of Wisconsin after graduation
-A full-time student attending a college or technical school
-Enrolled in an accredited four-year degree program or two-year certificate program in horticulture or a landscape related area
Applicants must write a 500-word essay describing how they became interested in the green industry, their experience and what they bring to the field and their professional goals. In addition, an applicant must have successfully completed at least one semester in a two-year academic program or one year in a four-year academic program.
Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $250-$2,000 and are paid directly to the college or technical school the recipient is attending for the student's tuition and fees.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.