Scholarship Information

The AHGC has awarded academic scholarships to 35 outstanding students for a total of $55,000 since 2003.  Each year the Garden Club tries to award one or more academic scholarships to assist local students.

 

                          Gilbert Krohn Memorial Scholarship

 

Please Note:  Applications are available in February but should not be submitted until the current Fall  Quarter/1st Semester transcript is available.

  • Primary consideration is given to applicants pursuing study in the fields of landscape architecture, horticulture, botany, forestry, agriculture, marine biology, environmental science, however, other fields of interest will be given consideration 

  • ​Credit is given if an applicant can demonstrate a working experience in the  horticulture/floral/nursery/landscaping community 

  • Applicants must be residents of Arlington Heights or adjoining communities

  • Please see a partial list of local schools and fields of study offered

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Detailed information on the scholarship programs is on the application forms.  To request additional information or have questions answered, please send an email to: ahgcrequests@gmail.com.

 

Proceeds from the annual Garden Walk/Unique Boutique

and Donations to AHGC are used to fund scholarships and club activities.

 

Please note:  Apply for Only ONE scholarship

Applications are due May 1st - Recipients announced mid-June

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                       Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship


Please Note: Applications are available in February but should not be submitted until the current Fall Quarter/1st Semester transcript is available.
The Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship to assist students living within 20 miles of Arlington Heights.  This scholarship focuses on an academic/vocational educational approach.  Detailed information on this scholarship program is on the application form.

 2021 Gilbert Krohn Scholarship Application
Applications are due May 1st - Recipients announced mid-June

2021 Gilbert Krohn 
Scholarship Application

Examples of Local Schools and Degreed or Certificated Programs.pdf

Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship Application

Applications are due May 1st - Recipients announced mid-June

2021 Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship Application

Examples of Local Schools and Degreed or Certificated Programs

Personal Development Award Application
For Club Members Only with one year of membership

2021 Personal Development Award Application

Additional Scholarships

Offered by Garden Clubs of Illinois and National Garden Clubs

Must be Submitted by March 15