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National Horticulture Foundation Scholarship Program was established to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to pursue their career path in horticulture or related fields. Students attending programs outside the state of Florida should use the General Scholarship form.  National Horticulture Foundation Board of Directors shall be responsible for selecting the individuals to receive scholarship awards.
The following criteria are required:
1.  Applicant must maintain a grade point of 2.5.
2.  Only one application will be accepted from a student to any university or college in any year.
3.  Applicant must be an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student planning to attend a community college, college, university, or other post-graduate program.
4.  The student must enroll full-time in a horticulture program or related field with the intent to graduate in that field. Award recipients are eligible to reapply for scholarships annually.
5.  A winner of a scholarship who withdraws from school or transfers to a different major during the tenure of the scholarship becomes ineligible for further payments. The balance of the scholarship shall then revert to the general fund of the National Horticulture Foundation.
Scholarship Awards
Students must return all of the following to the National Horticulture Foundation by the required deadline of January 15th annually. (Recipients will be notified in April annually of their award amount.)
Return completed application and attachments to:
BY MAIL: General Scholarship, National Horticulture Foundation, 1533 Park Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32835 (Downloadable application is available on the National Horticulture Foundation website.) Students must provide a complete application with the below items.
ELECTRONICALLY:  Students must provide a complete application with the below items.
1. Completed scholarship application
2. High school or college transcripts (can be forwarded by institution, but must received before deadline)
3. Essay 
4. Two letters of recommendation 

Student Information

What is your marital status? *
Please indicate at which of the following addresses you wish to be notified of award selections. *
What will be your class status for upcoming Fall Semester? *
Please indicate if you have applied for admission or are already enrolled.


Academic Records

Student Expenses

Although financial need is not the sole basis for scholarship award decisions, it is considered in the overall evaluation of the applicant. Please list your anticipated annual expenses for the upcoming school year using the following items and calculate the total at the bottom of the section. Additional space is provided to explain additional expenses.

Student Income

Please list your annual income in this section and calculate the total at the bottom.  
Other Scholarship/Grant Income, please list
Aid from Other Sources, please list

Attached Documents Required

I certify that all parts of the application and required attachments are correct and true. I understand that if any part of provided information is found to be false at any time, it may result in disqualification from or revocation of award. I also understand that if I am awarded a scholarship as a result of this application, my name will be published and announced at the NHF Board of Directors’ discretion. *