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Master Gardener Plant Sale and Scholarship


The Kent Master Gardeners will award (3) $1,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Students must have been a Kent County resident for at least two years prior to the application date and must be enrolled in, or have been accepted by, an accredited college or university to study plant and soil science or a horticulture-related field.

The Master Gardeners raise the money for the scholarships at their annual plant sale, which is typically held annually on the last Saturday in April at the Delaware State University greenhouse.

To be eligible for the scholarships, the student must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, include a short essay of ​their educational and career goals, and an official transcript from their current school. Two letters of reference or recommendation from a non-relative must also be included. One academic reference is preferred.

The deadline for the application is Friday, April 16, 2021.

MG Scholarship Cover Letter

Please click here for the online application