The Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Horticulture

Garden Club of America

The scholarship was established by Margaret Evans Berdan in memory of her friend Katharine MacConnell Grosscup, a talented gardener, enthusiastic conservationist and active member of the Shaker Lakes Garden Club in Ohio. It encourages rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors and Masters degree candidates to the study of horticulture and related fields.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Open to rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors and Masters degree candidates
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • College:
    Institutions in IN, KY, MI, OH, PA or WV
  • Major/Career:
    Majoring in horticulture or related fields

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Please tell us about your career goals and why they are important to you. Also include how your proposed course of study will support you in your endeavor. The KMG Committee views this essay as a critical component of your application. (Please attach your essay below in a word doc, pdf, or similar file format.)
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Please provide two letters of recommendation. One should be from your advisor or professor of the department of your major. The other should be from current and/or former employer. Electronic copies of the letters of recommendation should be attached below and must include the reference's signature. If reference desires to send directly to the GCA, please have s/he mail or email the letter to the addresses listed below.

Contact Information