Michigan Vegetable Council and Michigan Horticulture Scholarships

The Michigan State Horticultural Society and The Michigan Vegetable Council announce the availability of scholarships for students who intend to pursue careers in the Midwest fruit industry or vegetable industry, respectively. The awards are made available with support of industry sponsors including Gerber Products Company, Michigan Apple Promoters, Valent USA, Wilbur-Ellis Company, MACMA Apple Division, and Agro Fresh, Inc. (SmartFreshTM), Meister Publications (American Fruit Grower, American Vegetable Grower), The Fruit Growers News, and The Vegetable Growers News. The award is not based on need or academic achievement, however, the selection committee may use these criteria to decide between two or more qualified applicants. The recipients will be selected in the fall and the awards presented during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in December in Grand Rapids, MI. Visit http://www.glexpo.com for more information. GL Expo attendance is required.

A full announcement and application .pdf can be found on the MSHS website below. 

For more information, visit http://www.mihortsociety.org/ or contact the Michigan Horticulture Society (mihortsociety@aol.com) or the Michigan Vegetable Council (mivegcouncil@charter.net).

Deadline: September 30 (annually)