Grower to Grower

MFGA Scholarship

The MFGA sponsors a scholarship of up to $4000 (depending on length of study) for students majoring in floriculture, horticulture, or related agricultural sciences. Click here for an application.

ELIGIBILITY

Each MFGA Scholarship applicant must major in a course of study in Floriculture, Horticulture or related agricultural sciences. You must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for a minimum of one year prior to submitting an application.

Completed applications must be submitted to the MFGA Scholarship Committee by May 15th.

AWARD

Payment of $1,000.00 annually to be made following receipt of transcripts depending on duration of scholarship. One year, two year, three year or four year students will be awarded scholarships proportionately to the number of semesters successfully completed; that is, a one year scholarship or two semesters equals $1,000.00; a two year scholarship equals $2,000.00; a three year scholarship equals $3,000.00; and a four year scholarship equals $4,000.00 to a possible maximum of $4,000.00.

Payment will be made to the college in the name of the successful applicant. Succeeding payments will be made upon receipt of a transcript from college at the end of each semester. Applicant is responsible for having transcript forwarded to the Massachusetts Flower Growers' Association Scholarship Committee.

TERMINATION

If applicant does not complete required semesters.
If applicant discontinues a course of study in the field of floriculture, horticulture or related sciences as determined by the Massachusetts Flower Growers' Association Scholarship Committee
If applicant does not achieve a 2.5 point grade average or better.

The Massachusetts Flower Growers' Association reserves all rights to make final interpretations to all questions concerning applications, goals, colleges, courses of study and any problems pertaining to this scholarship. Scholarships will be dependent upon available funds.

The Massachusetts Flower Growers' Association Scholarship Committee will only accept the official application form or one received via electronic mail. Guidance Directors may copy the enclosed application form as needed.

The successful applicant will be notified by July 15.

Link to scholarship guidelines (pdf)       Link to scholarship application (pdf)