Master Gardeners offer $500 college scholarship

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By The Staff

The Capital Area Master Gardeners are accepting applications for a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a student majoring in horticulture, plant pathology, landscape design, botany, forestry, entomology, environmental concerns, urban planning, land management, agronomy or allied subjects, according to a news release from the agency.
To be eligible to apply, the applicant’s home county must be Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, Mercer or Woodford counties, the news release states.
They also must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with permanent resident ID; enrolled as a full-time student in a Kentucky university with an accredited program; have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; and must be a college freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student, according to the news release.
The application is available online at http://bit.ly/CAMGScholarship or individuals may call 502-223-7346 for more information.
The deadline to apply is April 1.