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Master Gardener Volunteers offer Scholarships to Putnam Students

Master Gardener Volunteers offer Scholarships to Putnam Students High school students graduating in June interested in a career in plant science, horticulture, floriculture, architectural landscape design, forestry, botany, environmental engineering, agricultural and environmental education, majors that impact climate change such as sustainability, or any other environmentally related program are invited to apply for one of two $500 scholarships being awarded by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County, a branch of Cornell University. 

Students must be Putnam County residents but can attend any high school or be home-schooled. Awardees must plan to pursue advanced education in a recognized institution of higher learning. For 10 years Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County Master Gardener Volunteers has offered scholarships. Past recipients have attended programs in Environmental Science and Sustainability at Cornell University and SUNY Plattsburgh, Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy at R.I.T., and Wildlife and Conservation Law at Unity College, and Stanford University’s Earth Systems Program. Deadline for the application is April 30, 2022. 

All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply. Additional details about the scholarship, the application form, and eligibility criteria are available through high school guidance offices and online at http://putnam.cce.cornell.edu/gardening/high-scho...

For more information on the scholarship visit putnam.cce.cornell.edu or direct questions to janeellen.malinowski@yahoo.com. 

For information about Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County’s community programs and events go to putnam.cce.cornell.edu/. Stay connected to CCEPC on Facebook at Facebook.com/cceputnam, and Instagram atInstagram.com/cceputnam and Twitter/@CCEPUTNAM 

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact our office at 845-278-6738 if you have any special needs. 

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Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. If you have a disability and are having trouble accessing this information or need materials in an alternate format, contact putnam@cornell.edu for assistance.

Last updated March 11, 2022