Scholarships

2016 FGCCT Scholarship Winners

Winner  Cara Donovan, President Jane Waugh (2015-17), Scholarship Chair in 2016 Judy Joly, winner Vinay Ananthachar and winner Amber Collett.

The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut has a proud tradition of awarding scholarships to college and university students whose area of study falls within the scope of our mission, such as botany, environmental studies or landscape design. The program was begun in 1982.  Amounts awarded are based on the qualifications of the applicant and the funds available.  Scholarships are funded by the generous donations of our Connecticut member clubs and other individuals and organizations.

We welcome donations from our members clubs, individuals and organizations to our Scholarship Fund at any time:

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Criteria

The Federated Garden Clubs, Inc. awards scholarships to students entering their junior or senior year or who are graduate students in any certified college or university.  They must be legal residents of Connecticut (have a Connecticut Drivers License and/or be registered to vote here) and majoring in one of the following fields: Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology, or allied subject.  They must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. PhD candidates are not eligible.

The deadline for applying for a scholarship is always July first each year. Contact Scholarships@ctgardenclubs.org   with any questions.

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