Buffalo Grove Garden Club of Illinois Scholarship Application & Information


The Buffalo Grove Garden Club of Illinois offers a scholarship to individual students in good academic standing, who reside within our community and are planning to further their education in the area of agriculture, horticulture, botany, landscape architecture, the environment or a related field.  The Buffao Grove Garden Club scholarship guidelines will follow the scholarship guidelines of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. (http://www.gardenclub.org/Youth/Scholarships.aspx)

Funding for the Scholarship given by the BGGC is to be decided each year.  The amount of money allocated for the BGGC Recognition Scholarship shall be determined by the profits from the previous year's plant sale.  The amount, not to exceed $3,500.00, will be in the budget for the upcoming year and will be based on the prior year's plant sale profits. 

If there are no suitable candidates for the scholarship, as determined by the Chairman and her committee; budgeted funds will be carried over to the next year as an additional amount.  The committee will determine the number of scholarships and their amounts based on the applicants' qualifications. 

The scholarship will be for the 2017-2018 academic year and will be payable to the institution of the recipient’s choice for the benefit of the recipient.

The deadline for the completed application with required attachments is Saturday April 01, 2017.  All material must be received by that date.  Please include an official academic transcript with the application.  Failure to have all the material delivered by the deadline will be cause for rejection of the application.

Application for the 2017-2018 academic year and additional instructions located below.


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