Financial aid is available in several forms (i.e., scholarships and loans). Financial aid awards are made by the Financial Committee, which consists of the Garden’s Vice President for Finance, Vice President for Education, and Director of the School of Professional Horticulture.
Tuition scholarship applications are distributed biannually: in mid-May and in mid-November. Notification will be by mid-June and mid-December, respectively.
Scholarship awards are variable.
They are based on:
Demonstrated financial needs (80%)
Scholastic and practical achievement (20%)
The School of Professional Horticulture is eligible and certified by the U.S. Department of Education to administer Title IV funds to qualified students. Students may apply on line at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Veterans Administration Educational Benefits
Veterans who were in the United States armed forces may be eligible for benefits. An educational allowance may also be available to spouses and children of veterans, under
Title 38, Chapter 35. Contact the Director for further information.