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Applications accepted for scholarship

on March 14, 2014 10:45 AM

The Evergreen Garden Club is pleased to offer two $1,000 scholarships for 2014.

The scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors and students of accredited colleges and universities.

Applicants must be legal residents of Indiana County and carry a grade-point average of 3.25. Applicants should demonstrate intent to obtain undergraduate or graduate studies in one of the following or closely related fields: agriculture, agronomy, biology, botany, civic planning, earth sciences, environmental or environmental health studies, forestry, horticulture, land conservation, land management, landscape architecture, landscape design, plant pathology, turf grass management, water conservation, wildlife science, or any other related field.

Applications are available from guidance counselors and/or financial aid departments of Indiana County high schools and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Applications can also be obtained from the Evergreen Garden Club by emailing rellimac6@gmail.com.

The Evergreen Garden Club Jane Dole Memorial Scholarship honors its founding member and commemorates her civic and charitable contributions to the community. Dole’s dedication is the standard by which we strive to make Indiana a better place to live.

The second scholarship offered in 2014 is a direct result of Tinsel Time 2013. It is the club’s way of saying thank you to the guests, vendors, merchants and businesses that helped make our fundraiser a success.

Applications must be postmarked by June 15.

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