Scholarship opportunities

(Posted March 9, 2023)

Garden scholarship
The Madison County Master Gardener volunteers will grant a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is interested in pursuing a plant-related science degree, such as in the areas of agronomy, botany, horticulture, forestry, landscaping, environment, conservation or agriculture.

The applicant must be a Madison County resident or a graduate (or graduating senior) of a Madison County high school. Application forms can be picked up at any Madison County high school or a the OSU Extension Office, 215 Elm St., London. The application deadline is April 1.

Jr. Achievement scholarships
Junior Achievement of Mad River Region is offering scholarships to 2023 graduates. To qualify, students must:

• attend a high school in Clark, Champaign, Logan, or Madison counties;
• be a member of the graduating class of 2023;
• have completed any of Junior Achievement’s high school programs; or
• have taught a Junior Achievement program.

All scholarships are non-renewable. Scholarship funds are applied towards tuition, books, and fees. The amount of the scholarship will be forwarded directly to the registrar of the college upon the presentation of a current tuition bill or statement to the Junior Achievement office.

Application forms are available from guidance offices of participating high schools, Junior Achievement classroom teachers, and the Junior Achievement office. The application, essay, letters of recommendation and transcript must be postmarked or emailed no later than March 17. Applications can be hand delivered to the Junior Achievement office at 14 E. Main St., Ste 211, Springfield; mailed to Junior Achievement of Mad River Region, P.O. Box 1023, Springfield, OH 45501; or emailed to csteiner@jrachieve.net.

Scholarship winners will be notified by April 14. Recipients will be honored at the Junior Achievement Recognition held on May 10.

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