At the Thursday, May 10, Marysville High School Awards Program, Grace Greer received the eighth annual Union County Master Gardener Scholarship Award of $1000.

The scholarship is awarded to a Union County resident pursuing advanced study in the field of plant science.  Greer will be attending The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster to double major in Sustainable Plant Systems with a specialization in Agronomy and Ag Business.

The Master Gardeners of Union County, Ohio is a volunteer group helping OSU Extension to educate and assist the community in horticultural pursuits. A scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to one applicant. Only one scholarship will be awarded per year. Applicants are eligible to apply in future years.

Residency/School: The applicant must be:

  •  A Union County resident, or
  • A graduate of a Union County high school, or
  • A graduating senior from a Union County high school

The scholarship applicant must be pursuing a PLANT SCIENCE degree, such as in the areas of AGRONOMY, BOTANY, HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY, or LANDSCAPING at a COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL.

Graduating high school seniors or others who have not started their classes at the college, university or technical school must present an ACCEPTANCE LETTER FROM THE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL and a HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT.

Applicants who have started their program of college study must submit a TRANSCRIPT FROM THE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL.
Deadline: The scholarship committee must receive your application packet by April 5, 2018. Your application will not be considered if it is not complete. Completed applications may be mailed or hand delivered to the following address:

Master Gardener Scholarship
OSU Extension of Union County
18000 St. Rt. 4, Suite E
Marysville, OH 43040

Help: If you have questions you may contact the Master Gardener Scholarship Committee by emailing audrey.kise@gmail.com with the subject line: MG Scholarship.

"Click Here" for a printable scholarship application.