Horticultural Sciences Department

You are here

Scholarships at UF

The Horticultural Sciences Department has over $40,000 available annually to our undergraduate students. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholarship and leadership. All students are urged to apply. Applications are due by mid-September each year.

Applications for all scholarships except the Phelps Foundation Trust Scholarships can be accessed by clicking here.

Applications for the Phelps Foundation Trust Scholarships can be accessed by clicking here. These are awarded each year to students in Horticultural Sciences or the Plant Science Major with specializations of: Environmental Horticulture, Landscape & Nursery Horticulture and Restoration Horticulture Environmental Horticulture.     

In addition to scholarships available in the Horticultural Sciences Department, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) awards more than $400,000 in scholarships each year. Incoming or currently enrolled students in Horticultural Sciences may submit applications, which are due to the College by March 15. Scholarship application forms can be accessed at: http://cals.ufl.edu/students/scholarships-awards.php.

Additional financial aid information is available from the Office for Student Financial Affairs (SFA). Please visit their web site at: http://www.sfa.ufl.edu/.

 

Opportunities Beyond UF:

 

Scholarship

Organization / Name Deadline Categories
National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation : Total Landscape Care Scholarship 9/30 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: Julio and Sarah Armellini Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: BioWorks IPM / Sustainable Practices Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: Carlson-Johnson Scholarship for Nontraditional Students 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: Earl Dedman Memorial Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: Markham-Colegrave International Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship - Travel
American Floral Endowment: Mike and Flo Novovesky Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: John L. Tomasovic, Sr. Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: Harol Bettinger Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment: James K. Rathmell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Horticultural Work/Study Abroad 3/1 Scholarship - Travel
American Floral Endowment: Seed Companies Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship
Sidnew B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund: Sidnew B. Meadows Scholarship 5/27 Scholarship
Horticultural Research Institute: Muggets Scholarship 5/31 Scholarship
Horticultural Research Institute: Spring Meadow - Proven Winners Scholarship 6/1 Scholarship
Great Dixter House and Gardens & Chanticleer Gardens: The North American Christopher Lloyd Scholarship 11/30 Scholarship / Internship
American Floral Endowment: Vic and Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program 10/1 Internship / Scholarship
Florida State Horticultural Society: Student Scholarship TBD Scholarship

 

Research

Organization / Name Deadline Categories
Missouri Botanical Garden: Research Experiences for Undergraduates TBD Research
Chicago Botanic Garden: Research Experiences for Undergraduates 5/1 Research
American Society for Horticultural Science: Travel Grants 4/4 Travel / Research

Fellowship

Organization / Name Deadline Categories
Longwood Gardens: Longwood Fellows Program 11/1 Fellowship
The Morton Arboretum: Center for Tree Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program 2/28 Fellowship
American Society of Plant Biologists: Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2/11 Fellowship

Travel

Organization / Name Deadline Categories
Independent Plant Breeders Conference - Ball Horticultural: Student Travel Scholarship 9/14 Travel grant
American Floral Endowment: Markham-Colegrave International Scholarship 3/1 Scholarship - Travel
American Floral Endowment: James K. Rathmell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Horticultural Work/Study Abroad 3/1 Scholarship - Travel
American Public Gardens Association: Student Travel Award TBD Travel grant
American Society for Horticultural Science: Travel Grants 4/4 Travel / Research
American Society of Plant Biologists: ASPB Travel Awards 12/1 Travel
American Society of Plant Biologists: ASPB Minority Affairs Committee Recognition Travel Award 12/1 Travel

Grant

Organization / Name Deadline Categories
Independent Plant Breeders Conference - Ball Horticultural: Student Travel Scholarship 9/14 Travel grant
American Public Gardens Association: Student Travel Award TBD Travel grant

 

Views on this page this month