Reminder: SG Scholarship applications due April 18 – for more than gardening

Above: The Southborough Gardeners will consider scholarship candidates majoring in Ecology, Landscape Architecture/Design and more. (Photo posted to Flickr by brewbooks)

The Southborough Gardeners want to remind candidates for its annual scholarship that applications are due this Friday. If you assumed the scholarship is exclusive to horticulture, look again.

Take note if a student you know is planning to major in any of the following fields:

  • Horticulture
  • Floral Design
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ecology
  • Conservation
  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Landscape Architecture/Design

Here are the details:

Once again, the Southborough Gardeners are offering a scholarship to be awarded to a student who has been accepted to a school of higher learning or is presently attending college, majoring in one of the following fields: Art, Sciences related to Horticulture, Floral Design, Environmental Studies, Ecology, Conservation, Agriculture, Botany, or Landscape Architecture/Design.

To be eligible, the candidate must be a two year resident of Southborough and must demonstrate scholastic achievement and good citizenship. The amount of the award this year is $2000.

Applications are available at the Southborough Library. The deadline for submitting applications is April 18th, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Jayne Grieco, Scholarship Chair, at

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