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The Corliss Knapp Engle Scholarship in Horticulture

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Category: Horticulture & Related Fields

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Application deadline: February 1


Established to encourage the development of research, documentation, and teaching skills in the field of horticulture.

Level of Education

For undergraduate, graduate, advanced degree candidates, or non-degree seeking students above the high school level. 


Open to college undergraduates, graduate students, and advanced degree candidates, or non-degree-seeking applicants above the high school level. Open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who are currently and actively enrolled in a U.S. - based institution. Due to IRS restrictions, GCA is unable to fund awards for international applicants.


Funds one or more scholarships annually at $3000 to support study at an accredited college, university, or major botanic garden or arboretum. Projects may include but are not restricted to plant propagation, photographic documentation of studies and research projects, the acquisition of skills for working with horticulture collections, and research in horticulture in the broadest sense. 


Selection is by members of the GCA Scholarship Committee and a member of the Chestnut Hill Garden Club.


Established in 2010.

To Apply

See application and instructions. Applications must be received at GCA Headquarters in New York City by February 1st preceding the period of study. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE GCA SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP OR AWARD MAY BE APPLIED FOR ANNUALLY.


Corliss Knapp Engle Scholarship in Horticulture Fund 


The Garden Club of America, attn: Scholarship Applications, 14 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022-1006. Phone: 212-753-8287 / email:

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