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The Bob Hoskins and Sandy McDougald Scholarship was established by the Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) to commemorate the dedication, enthusiasm and many years of service contributed to the horticultural industry by Bob and Sandy. Numerous industry members have generously supported the fund to help educate each new generation of industry professionals.
Applicant must demonstrate acceptance or enrollment into a horticulture or related field program with a vocational school, community college, four-year university degree program, or graduate school. Each scholarship selection is based upon academic excellence and a demonstrated desire for a career in horticulture or related fields. 
Selection Criteria
1.  Have resided prior to enrollment in horticultural program within the boundaries of one of the following FNGLA Chapters for a minimum of one year: Palm Beach County, Florida (Palm Beach FNGLA Chapter),  Broward County, Florida (Broward FNGLA Chapter), Okeechobee, Martin, St. Lucie or Indian River Counties, Florida (Treasure Coast FNGLA Chapter)
2.  Maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5
3.  Award recipients are eligible to reapply for a scholarship annually
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: Hoskin/McDougald 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. *