The WV Pumpkin Festival sponsors a scholarship each year for seniors. It is not on the scholarship portal. You will find the application here: wvpumpkinpark.com/ Due by April 15th, 2019.
A West Virginia High School Senior planning to attend college (in state or out) may apply for this $500 Scholarship. The student must plan to major in some form of Environmental Studies (Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry, Botany, Conservation, Land Management, Environmental Concerns, Geology or related subjects). WVGC will forward funds, in the winner’s name, to the college/university of his/her choice for books or tuition. Awards Committee will use the following criteria to choose the winner: Academic Achievement…30%, Need….30%, Character … 15%, Career Commitment…15%, and Variety of School and Community Involvement…10%.
Requirements: MUST BE SPONSORED BY A GARDEN CLUB; must supply name, address and phone; date of birth; male/female; name of high school; name of college/university chosen; record of grades; and at least a 250 word document from the student listing her/his goals, purpose for applying and background information that will help Awards Committee with the above criteria (school activities, community involvement, etc). For more information, visit wvgardenclub.com/educational-opportunities-scholarships//.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 1, 2019