Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Offer Local Scholarship
Each year, Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in Paulding offer a local scholarship, available to Paulding County residents that are incoming freshmen or students attending post-secondary accredited institutions. The group gives first consideration to Paulding County students in the following fields of study: Agriculture, Horticulture, Landscaping, Forestry, Botany, and Biology and students who are Paulding County Senior 4-H’ers. The total amount of up to $1000 to be awarded will be administered by a scholarship committee from the Paulding County Master Gardener Association.This is one of the many outreach programs of Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in Paulding County. Over the last 9 years, Master Gardeners have awarded more than $9000.00 to local students attending college. Funds for this outreach are raised at the Paulding County Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale each year.
Deadline for returning completed applications for this year’s scholarship is Friday, March 23 at 5 pm. Scholarship requirements and applications are available online at http://extension.uga.edu/county- offices/paulding/master-gardener- extension-volunteer- program/master-gardener- horticulture- scholarship.html