Scholarships Available

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is please to announce the opening of its National College Scholarship Program. HSF is the nation’s leading organization that is supporting Hispanic higher education. Between Aug. 1 and Oct. 15, students may apply for their scholarships online at To learn more about their programs you can visit their Web site and/or call them, toll free, at 1.877.HSF.INFO.

The Federated Gardens Clubs of Missouri offer scholarships up to $1,000 to qualifying junior, senior or graduate students enrolled in a Missouri college or university who are majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, plant pathology, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, city planning, land management or allied subject.
Scholarships up to $3,000 are also available through the Ernest and Lillian Swanson, the Tek Neuner and the Ida Morrow Scholarship Trust Funds to qualifying freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate students who are residents of the State of Missouri and are enrolled in any accredited college or university. The student must be studying botany, plant genetics or related subject.

Another scholarship offered by the Federated Gardens Clubs of Missouri is the Virginia Thomas Scholarship, which is available to a foreign student studying horticulture or related field at a Missouri college, or university who is planning to return to his/her own country after graduation. This student must be a junior, senior or graduate student who is recommended by the college or university.

Visit the Truman State University Financial Aid office for an application for any of the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri scholarships. Deadline for scholarship submission is March 1, 2008.

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