Horticulture Scholarships Offered

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The Caldwell County Nurserymen Association is offering schCCNA logoolarships to college students. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in a horticulture program at a North Carolina college during the 2016-2017 term.

The scholarship is open to any student residing in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, McDowell, or Wilkes counties. The purpose of the scholarship is to reward ornamental horticulture students who exemplify scholastic aptitude, positive attitude, and industry potential. Work experience within the industry, leadership ability, and financial need will also be considered.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 31. To download a copy of the application, click here: CCNA fillable scholarship 2016. Paper copies of the application can be picked up at the Caldwell County Extension office. For more information, call Amanda Taylor at 828.757.1290 or e-mail amanda_jo_taylor@ncsu.edu.