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June 2018 update:  The Temecula Valley Garden Club is pleased to award this year's Scholarship to Jenny Cunningham, who is currently a student at Mira Costa College majoring in Nursery/Crop Production and planning to continue her education to complete her degree in Agricultural Sciences.


Scholarship Recipient - June 2018

PURPOSE of the Scholarship Program:
Temecula Valley Garden Club (TVGC) provides a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 each year. The scholarship is for students majoring in areas consistent with the mission & objectives of the Temecula Valley Garden Club which includes education, resources, and national networking opportunities, to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.  Listed are examples of qualified majors, but are not limited to:
Botany, Conservation, Environmental Control, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Plant Biology, or related field of studies that support the TVGC club objectives.


Scholarship Recipient - June 2017 


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

•Applicant must be a full time student currently attending an accredited College or University in Riverside or San Diego Counties of Southern California majoring in one of the stated fields.
•Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 point scale).
•All material must be typed or computer generated and include all required documents as outlined below.

THE SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

1. Scholarship Application Form (download the form which is attached below--click on the down arrow on the right side across from the file title).
2. Copy of Unofficial Transcripts.
3. Personal Essay (600-750 words) by Applicant (describe your skills, qualities, and qualifications).
4. List of your community service activities, hobbies, outside interests, honors.
5. Letter of Recommendation from an educator on scholastic ability & character.

SUBMIT THE APPLICATION, TRANSCRIPTS, ESSAY, LIST, AND LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION TO:
Temecula Valley Garden Club
Attn: Scholarship Chairperson
P.O. Box 1526
Temecula, CA. 92593-1526.

DEADLINE:

The Scholarship Application packet must be received by April 5, 2018.

WINNER NOTIFIED:
TVGC scholarship committee will select and notify the Scholarship winner by April 24, 2018, 
and invite the winner to our TVGC May General Meeting (Tuesday, May 8, 2018).


All Applications will be judged on the following Point System.

1. Completed Application Form 20% – Extra points if student from Temecula Valley
2. Academic record (30%)
3. Applicant’s Essay (30%)
4. Listing of extra-curricular activities/work experience (10%)
5. Recommendation letter (10%)


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Patricia Boyd,
Mar 19, 2018, 7:45 PM