ASHS Industry Division Student Travel Grant

Scholarship Description

Applications for the award are accepted annually from mid November through May 15.

This award is open to all undergraduate and graduate horticulture students who plan to attend the ASHS Annual Conference.


The award is based on the following:

a. GPA
b. Letter of recommendation from undergraduate advisor or faculty member
c. 500 word essay outlining interest in horticulture and career goals

Scoring System (100 points total)

a. GPA (based on 4-pt system) - 30 points for 4.0
b. Letter of Recommendation - 20 points
c. Essay - 50 points

The judging will be conducted by Industry Divison VP, Industry Divison VP Elect, and one additional ASHS member. In the event of ties, the ASHS Board of Directors will decide winners.

The award will be presented at Industry Division function at the ASHS Annual Conference.

Awardees must attend the ASHS Annual Conference.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization American Society for Horticultural Science
1018 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Contact Person:

Phone: 703-836-4606