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Scholarships

Application for 2021 High School Graduates Now Open

The Memphis Area Master Gardeners Association is offering two competitive $2000.00 scholarships to college – bound high school seniors interested in career s in agricultural, environmental sciences, horticultural, landscape and related fields of study. Students must be enrolled in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science programs or a related field of study and /or be involved in school clubs such as garden clubs, Future Farmers of America, or Sierra Club at their high school. The student applicant must be accepted to a college, university, or community
college.

Students residing and attending school in Shelby County may apply.

Return completed application according to directions.

Scholarship Program Guidelines

The Memphis Area Master Gardener’s Scholarship Program was created to encourage and foster the love of gardening and awareness of the Master Gardener’s program in future generations. MAMG offers $2,000 scholarships to Shelby County residents graduating from high school and accepted to a college or currently enrolled college students (past recipients of MAMG Mary Wade Scholarship) who are pursuing degrees in the fields of agriculture, environmental sciences, horticulture, landscape architecture and/or related fields. Students must be enrolled in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science programs such as garden clubs, Future Farmers of America, or Sierra Club.

​Return completed application according to directions. Deadline for applications is April 5, 2021. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 1, 2021.

For further information contact MAMG Scholarship Committee representatives Genie Ashworth at genieashworth@gmail.com or Mary Wilder at Marywild@comcast.net.

The 2021 application and guidelines will be available January 2021.

2020 Recipients

Recipients of the Memphis Area Master Gardener ‘Mary Wade Scholarship’

Bianca Cain

Bryanna Fayne

Rachel Morrison

Jon Wakefield

Zoe Christine Woody

White Station High School
College: Louisiana State University
Area of Study: Agriculture and German

Anna Katherine Armour

St. Benedict
College: Mississippi State University
Double Major: Environmental Science and Horticulture

Previous Recipients

Recipients of the Memphis Area Master Gardener ‘Mary Wade Scholarship’

Houston High School

College: Tennessee Tech University

Area of Study: Geoscience with interest in clean water and conservation

Bolton High School
College: University of Tennessee
Area of Study: Pre-vet

White Station High School
College: Louisiana State University
Area of Study: Agriculture and German
St. Benedict
College: Mississippi State University
Double Major: Environmental Science and Horticulture

High School: Houston High School
College: Johns Hopkins University
Area of Study: Environmental Engineering

High School: Home School
College: University of Tennessee – Martin
Area of Study: Agricultural Production

High School: Bolton High School
College: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Area of Study: Neuroscience

High School: 
College: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Area of Study: Biosystems Engineering

High School: 
College: Southeast Missouri State University
Area of Study: Biotechnology/Agri. Engineering

High School: Home School
College: Southwest TN Community College
Area of Study: Zoology

High School: Collierville High School
College: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Area of Study: Biosystems Engineering

High School: Bolton High School
College: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Area of Study: 

High School: Collierville High School
College: University of Tennessee – Martin
Area of Study: 

High School: Houston High School
College: Johns Hopkins University
Area of Study: Environmental Engineering

High School: Home School
College: University of Tennessee – Martin
Area of Study: Agricultural Production

High School: Bolton High School
College: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Area of Study: Neuroscience

High School: 
College: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Area of Study: Biosystems Engineering

High School: 
College: Southeast Missouri State University
Area of Study: Biotechnology/Agri. Engineering

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