The Garden Club of America Summer Scholarship in Field Botany (ID 2393)
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- Purpose: To support student’s field studies and offer an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience beyond the regular course of study.
History: In the late 1990s, to help offset this trend of declining or consolidated botany programs at colleges and universities the GCA's Scholarship Committee added a proposal for a summer scholarship in field botany to its list of possible new offerings. Beginning in 2000, Mrs. Henry Streeter, an ardent horticulturist and member of the North Shore Garden Club of Massachusetts, generously offered to fund this opportunity.
- Eligibility: Open to undergraduate and master’s degree students. Research must be conducted in the Western Hemisphere. Eligibility is open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a U.S. - based institution.
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- To Apply: See applications and instructions. Applications must be received at the GCA Headquarters in New York City by February 1 preceding the summer of study.
Contact: The Garden Club of America, Attn: Scholarship Applications, 14 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022-1006. Phone: 212-753-8287, fax: 212-753-0134,