Roselle Park District Garden Club Scholarship-Learn about Gardening!

The Roselle Park District Garden Club is dedicated to educating members about gardening, as well as promoting the preservation of native plants, trees, and flowers. Our club encourages beautification and environmental awareness within the community through periodic gardening workshops and informative programs on garden-related topics presented by Master Gardeners.
The Roselle Park District Garden Club is pleased to offer the opportunity to award one $1000.00 scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested graduating high school seniors and current college students who wish to apply for this scholarship should complete this packet and return it no later than March 15, 2019. Late submissions will not be considered.
The scholarship applicant must be pursuing an environmentally related field (such as earth science, ecology, environmental science, horticulture, landscape design/architecture, botany, etc.)
Qualifications for the Roselle Park District Garden Club Scholarship
The applicant must comply with all of the following criteria:
• Resident of the Village of Roselle, Illinois
• Plan to attend or are attending a two-or four-year college
• Provide copies of high school transcripts or current college grades
• Provide one letter of recommendation from a teacher, volunteer coordinator, or community leader
• Complete the information requested in this packet in its entirety
• Submit a typed, 500 word essay describing his/her future plans as they relate to this scholarship
The deadline for returning this scholarship application is March 15, 2019. This scholarship is a one-time grant of $1000.00. Upon request, the award recipient is to provide to the RPGC the mailing address of the college they have been admitted to or are currently attending. The award check will be mailed directly to the college’s Financial Aid Office on behalf of the student.
RoselleGardenClub@gmail.com
Roselle Park District Garden Club
2019 Scholarship Application
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List any high school/college and community activities in which you have participated, including any leadership roles. Please include the number of years you have been involved in these activities.
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List work experience over the past two years.
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RoselleGardenClub@gmail.com
Describe any volunteer work with which you have been involved.
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Describe your activities relating to horticulture and/or the environment.
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College you plan to attend or are attending: _______________________________
Intended/Current Major: ________________________________
College application status: Accepted ___ Not yet accepted____
Applicant’s signature________________________________________ Date______________
Return by March 15, 2019 to
Roselle Park District Garden Club
Attn: Scholarship Application
430 Merimac Court
Roselle, Il 60172

Award
$1,000.00
Deadline
03/15/2019