Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Horticultural Research Institute

MANTS, an association formed from the state nursery and landscape associations of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, has established this scholarship with the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) with the belief that the strength and future success of the horticulture industry lies in the solid education of today's students. MANTS' establishment of this scholarship is a reflection of Mr. Akehurst's firm belief that education begets one the opportunity to achieve. Through this scholarship, MANTS will provide scholarship opportunity to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession.

Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation.

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Acceptance StartMarch 1, 2024
Deadline May 31, 2024
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

Demographic
Enrollment Levels
Academic
GPA2.7
Accredited University Required
Yes
Eligible Majors