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Horticultural Sciences

Horticultural Sciences


The Horticultural Sciences Department has over $40,000 available annually to our undergraduate students. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholarship and leadership. All students are urged to apply. Applications are due by mid-September each year.

Applications for all scholarships will be submitted online. Students that are eligible to apply for either the Horticultural Sciences scholarships or the Phelps scholarship will be notified by email each Fall by Curtis Smyder ( Eligible students will be sent instructions on how to apply along with a link to the online application form.

Those eligible for the Phelps Foundation Trust Scholarships include students in Horticultural Sciences or the Plant Science Major with specializations of Environmental Horticulture, Landscape & Nursery Horticulture, and Restoration Horticulture Environmental Horticulture.

In addition to scholarships available in the Horticultural Sciences Department, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) awards more than $300,000 in scholarships each year. Incoming or currently enrolled students in Horticultural Sciences may submit applications, which are due to the College by March 15. Scholarship application forms can be accessed from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS).

Additional financial aid information is available from the Office for Student Financial Affairs (SFA).

Organization / NameDeadlineCategories
National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation : Total Landscape Care Scholarship 9/30 Scholarship
American Floral Endowment Scholarships 3/1 Scholarship
Sidnew B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund: Sidnew B. Meadows Scholarship 5/27 Scholarship
Great Dixter House and Gardens & Chanticleer Gardens: The North American Christopher Lloyd Scholarship 11/30 Scholarship / Internship
American Floral Endowment: Vic and Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program 10/1 Internship / Scholarship
Florida State Horticultural Society: Student Scholarship TBD Scholarship
James H. Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund 1/1 Scholarship
Horticultural Research Institute Scholarship Program 9/2 Scholarship
AmericanHort Scholarship 6/30 Scholarship
Eden Green Technology Scholarships 3/31 Scholarship



Organization / NameDeadlineCategories
American Floral Endowment Scholarships 3/1 Scholarship - Travel
American Public Gardens Association: Student Travel Award TBD Travel grant
American Society for Horticultural Science: Travel Grants 4/4 Travel / Research
American Society of Plant Biologists: ASPB Travel Awards 12/1 Travel


Organization / NameDeadlineCategories
American Public Gardens Association: Student Travel Award TBD Travel grant