LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – The Clear Lake Trowel and Trellis Garden Club is once again offering the $1,000 Elizabeth Whitehead Memorial Scholarship.
Applicants should be seniors in high school or students who have graduated from a Lake County high school and are continuing their education.
The scholarship is open to students majoring in botany, conservation, entomology, floriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture/design, biology or plant genetics, urban planning, agriculture, environmental science or related fields.
To be eligible, students must plan to enter the work force in one of these fields of study. Past recipients may apply.
Students must have a 2.75 GPA or better to apply, and may be attending or planning to attend an academic or vocational school as a full-time student in the 2012-13 school year.
Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, a recent photograph that is suitable for duplication, and a transcript with SAT or ACT tests if these tests have been taken.
Applications are available from counselors or scholarship coordinators at Clear Lake High, Kelseyville High, Upper Lake High, Middletown and Lower Lake High School, as well as at Mendocino and Yuba Colleges.
Scholarship applications and supporting materials must be received by April 15, 2013, to be considered.
Please call club President Leanne Harvey at 707-263-0850 for more information or if you are unable to locate an application.