Scholarship Information

Each year, the Arlington Heights Garden Club awards one or more $2,000 academic scholarships to assist local students.  The club has awarded 39 academic scholarships to outstanding students since 2003.  Students living in Arlington Heights and adjoining communities are eligible to apply. 

Proceeds from the annual Garden Walk are used to fund the scholarship program.
 

Please Note:  Applications are available in February but should not be submitted until the current Fall  Quarter/1st Semester transcript is available. Detailed information on the scholarship programs is on the application forms.  To request additional information or have questions answered, please send an email to: ehjvisee@comcast.net

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

Please note:  Apply for Only ONE scholarship

(2) Arlington Heights Garden Club Scholarships

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  • 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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Gilbert Krohn
Memorial Scholarship

  • 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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Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship

The Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship is a $2,000 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.

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

Examples of Local Schools and Degreed or Certificated Programs

Additional Scholarships

Offered by Garden Clubs of Illinois and National Garden Clubs

Must be Submitted by March 15