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National Garden Clubs Scholarship Program

The National Garden Clubs (NGC) offers 32 annual advanced scholarships to junior, senior, or graduate students, each grant totaling $4,000 for the academic year.

Applicants must be full-time students majoring in one of the following fields of study.

  • Agriculture Education
  • Agronomy
  • Botany, Biology
  • City (Rural & Urban) Planning
  • Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)
  • Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.)
  • Floriculture
  • Forestry
  • Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology
  • Horticulture
  • Land Management
  • Landscape Design
  • Plant Pathology/Science
  • Wildlife Science
  • Other related or allied subjects

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., is entitled to submit two nominees for NGC scholarships annually. For detailed information and rules, please visit the NGC website. Applications for National Garden Clubs Scholarships may be downloaded here. NGC Application Applications should be mailed to The Garden Club of Georgia State Headquarters and received by February 1.

Garden Club of Georgia
2450 S. Milledge Avenue
Athens GA 30602
706-227-5369
gcga@uga.edu

National Garden Clubs Scholarships Awarded to Georgia Students 2008 thru 2016

The 2016 NGC Scholarship
$4,000 to Heather Nichole Abernathy, Graduate Student - Forestry and Natural Resources, UGA
$4,000 to Evelyn Elizabeth Smith

The 2015 NGC Scholarship
$4,000 to Rachel Durham, Graduate Student - Environmental Planning and Design, UGA
$4,000 to Rachel Wiggington, Graduate Student - Agricultural Leadership, UGA

The 2014 NGC Scholarship
$4,000 to Erin Coughlin, Graduate Student - Ecology, University of Georgia
$4,000 to Daniel Sizemore, Graduate Student - Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia

The 2013 NGC Scholarship
$3,500 to Daniel Sizemore, Graduate Student - Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia
$3,500 to Laura Ann Williford, Graduate Student - Plant Pathology, University of Georgia

The 2012 NGC Scholarship
$3,500 to David Andrew Gianino, Junior - Horticulture, University of Georgia
$3,500 to Quynh Pham, Junior - Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia

The 2011 NGC Scholarship
$3,500 to Mellissa Kay Moeller, Senior - Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia
$3,500 to James Michael Vance, Senior - Fisheries & Wildlife Management, University of Georgia

The 2010 NGC Scholarship
$3,500 to Mellissa Kay Moeller, Senior - Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia

The 2009 NGC Scholarship
$4,000 to Mathew O'Meara, Sophomore - Environmental Economics and Management, University of Georgia
$4,000 to Helen Arnold Person, Graduate Student - Historic Preservation, University of Georgia

The 2008 NGC Scholarship
$3,500 to Derrick Eugene Lepard, Senior - Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia

Deep South Region Scholarship Program The Deep South Region Scholarship Program offers financial aid to qualified students majoring in any garden or environmental related subject who are enrolled in an accredited college or university in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, or Tennessee. Applications for Deep South Region Scholarships may be downloaded here. DSR Application The deadline to submit completed applications is February 1st. Applications should be mailed directly to the Garden Club of Georgia Scholarship Chairman.

Dot Williams
6521 Rivoli Drive
Macon GA 31210
478-477-1742
d.williams@bellsouth.net

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