Liberty County Master Gardener Association (LCMGA) will offer one $500 scholarship per academic year to graduating high school students in good standing. The scholarships are funded through profitable plant sales and gifts from Master Gardeners. Scholarships are open to public, private, and home-schooled graduates who reside in Liberty County. Application packets can be picked up at the high school counselor’s office or at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Liberty County office, 501 Palmer Avenue, Liberty, TX 77575. For questions or more information, please contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Liberty County office at 936-334-3230.
Scholarships will be awarded to Liberty County graduating high school seniors based on the following requirements:
- Applicants must submit a completed application and essay
- Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA /scale and be in good standing
- Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college/university in Texas
- Applicants must plan to enroll as full-time student. Full-time enrollment is defined as a minimum of 12 hours for undergraduate studies
- Applicants must plan to enroll in Horticultural Sciences, Entomology, Forestry, Watershed Management & Hydrology, Turfgrass Science, Environmental Soil Science, Environmental Studies (BA or BS).
- Finalist must be willing to participate in an interview with LCMGA Scholarship Committee.
Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the institution of higher learning upon proof of entry into the college/university of the applicant’s choice.
Scholarships are open to public, private, and homeschool graduates who reside in Liberty County. Applications packets can be picked up at the high school counselor’s office or at the AgriLife Extension Office. For questions or more information, please contact the AgriLife Extension Office at 936-334-3230.
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend the event, and who may need auxiliary aids or services, are requested to contact the Extension Office in Liberty County at 936-334-3230 prior to the event so appropriate arrangements can be made.
Educational Programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.