The Mary Lou Marks Smith Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Details of the Award:

This scholarship, in the amount of $1000, is awarded every other year in odd numbered years.  It is intended to encourage and financially aid students who are majoring in horticulture, floral design or related fields at the community college level.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be legal residents of the State of Maine and planning to attend a community college program in one of the fields noted above in the Fall following the award of the scholarship.

Application Procedures

In an effort to conserve on paper and facilitate the ease and speed of application and review, the GCFM is moving as much as possible to an electronically based application process.  Applicants should download the one-page MLMS application form and the financial aid form, fill them out electronically and submit that material along with their letter of application (2 pages maximum) and their list of activities (2 pages maximum) to the GCFM Scholarship Chair, Linda Green,

Only pages requiring signatures (eg. the application form, the financial aid form) should also be forwarded to the Chair by mail or courier.  Unofficial transcripts may be submitted electronically but official transcripts should also be forwarded in paper copy.  Applicants should ask their referees to send their letters electronically to the chair and send signed paper copies by post or courier to the Chair at the following address:

Linda Green, 28 Willow Grove Road, Brunswick, ME 04011

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Garden Club Federation of Maine
c/o Linda Green, Chairperson 28 Willow Grove Road
Brunswick, ME 04011

Contact Person: Scholarship Chair, Linda Green