Walton County Master Gardeners offering scholarship

The Walton County Master Gardeners will award a $2,000 scholarship to a Walton or Holmes County resident who will attend college or technical school and wishes to study the Agricultural Sciences.  Specific areas of interest may include horticulture, landscaping, nursery/garden center management, forestry, agriculture, grounds/turf management, parks, environmental science, natural resource conservation or other related fields.

The award will be paid jointly to the student and the school.  A minimum of a 2.5 GPA, strong extracurricular activity and commitment to a career in the Agricultural Sciences are considerations when awarding the scholarship.

Applications are available for the 2018 – 2019 school year in the Guidance Counselors’ offices at Walton and Holmes County high schools or at the UF/IFAS Walton County Extension located at 732 N 9th Street in DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433.  For more information contact Daniel Leonard at d.leonard@ufl.edu or 850-892-8172.  The application deadline is April 2, 2018.

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