Each year, the Amherst Garden Club awards a scholarship to encourage promising students from Amherst or Mont Vernon to study horticulture, botany, plant science, landscape design, or environmental science as it relates directly to horticulture.

Amount of Award: $4,000 in scholarship awards is available to qualified applicants.

Application Deadline: March 16, 2018

Philosophy: The Amherst Garden Club has the opportunity to impact the future of our planet and to keep it safe and healthful, as well as beautiful. We believe we can do this by educating individuals and by encouraging students to choose environmentally conscious careers.


  • Applicants must be residents of Amherst or Mont Vernon, NH.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates of any age (e.g., adult learners returning to college).
  • Applicants must matriculate to an institute of higher learning.

Scholarship Application: To apply for a scholarship, download the Amherst Garden Club Scholarship Application 2018 (PDF) (you can type in the fields)


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