Scholarship Information

The AHGC has awarded academic scholarships to 32 outstanding students since 2003.  Each year the Garden Club tries to award at least one or more academic scholarships to assist local students.

We are proud to announce that in 2019 our three scholarships have increased from $1500 to $2000 per year.

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

 

Proceeds from the annual Garden Walk and Unique Boutique and donations to AHGC are used to fund scholarships and club activities.

 

Memorial Academic Scholarships

  • 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 list of local schools and fields of study offered

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 academic/vocational educational approach.  Detailed information on this scholarship program is on the application form.

Personal Development Award

For Club Members Only with one year of membership

 

The personal development award is a program to encourage gardening and horticultural training to our club members and assist with the cost of the class.  Awards are are for 50% of class or program registration/tuition with a maximum of $200 per grant per application.  Only one award per year per individual shall be granted.  Personal Development applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year.

Scholarship Recipients

History of all scholarship recipients

 

Please note:  Only apply for one of the following three scholarships

Applications due May 1st - Recipients announced mid-June

Gilbert Krohn Memorial Scholarship Application

            or

Marolyn Bina Memorial Scholarship Application

 

 

2019 AHGC Memorial Scholarship Application.pdf

2019 Examples of Local Schools and Degreed or Certificated Programs.pdf

 

Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship Application

Applications due May 1st - Recipients announced mid-June

2019 Wendy Landwehr Memorial Scholarship Application.pdf

2019 Examples of Local Schools and Degreed or Certificated Programs.pdf

 

Personal Development Award Application

For Club Members Only with one year of membership

2019 Personal Development Award Application

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