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Support the Oregon Nurseries Scholarship Program

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We know our nation can't be prosperous without young people showing the initiative to learn, grow and enhance agricultural production. That's why the Oregon Nurseries Foundation (ONF) rewards students for working towards their goals. Each year, we read the personal stories of many unique students. If those stories are any indication, then the future of our green industry is very bright.

Your support and contributions help the students who will become the next generation of green industry professionals achieve their dreams.

Scholarship Offerings

SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS

ONF awards scholarships to students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. In all, 19 different awards — ranging from $500 to $1,500 — are sponsored by individuals and OAN chapters as a way to support the next generation of green industry professionals. Applicants may be awarded more than one scholarship. Past recipients are encouraged to reapply.

How to apply

APPLY for SCHOLARSHIPS

ONF awards scholarships to students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. In all, 19 different awards — ranging from $1,000 to $1,500 — are sponsored by individuals and OAN chapters as a way to support the next generation of green industry professionals. The scholarships are awarded by the ONF's committee each spring. Student scholarship applications are evaluated based on career interests, scholastic aptitude, and financial need. The next cycle of applications will open in January. Applications are due no later than April 1, 2020.

College planning

COLLEGE PLANNING

Do you need help applying to colleges and scholarships? The College Place Oregon provides FREE help to students and families applying to colleges and scholarships.

About Oregon Nurseries Foundation

PAST RECIPIENTS

The OAN established the Oregon Nurseries Foundation to manage scholarship funds raised and/or contributed by OAN members. The money is used to award scholarships to deserving students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. The ONF is a separate nonprofit foundation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The foundation is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees consisting of OAN members.

For more information, contact Stephanie Weihrauch at 503-682-5089 or sweihrauch@oan.org.