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Horticultural Research Institute Offers $20,000 in Scholarships

Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Addington
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Horticultural Research Institute Offers

 $20,000 in Scholarships


WASHINGTON, DC and COLUMBUS, OH-April 29, 2016-The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is pleased to announce it is accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 school year.

These scholarships are made possible by seven special HRI endowment funds that aid students who are seeking a lifelong career in horticulture. HRI and its member firms consider graduating students in horticulture to be the lifeblood of the green industry.


HRI is pleased to offer the following scholarships 

  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship (one, $3000 scholarship )
  •  The Usrey Family Scholarship (one, $1000 scholarship)
  • The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship (one, $1,000)
  • The Susie & Bruce Usrey Scholarship (one, $500 available)
  • The Spring Meadow Scholarship (three, $3000 scholarships)
  • The "Muggets" Scholarship (one, $1500 scholarship)
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship (one, $4000 scholarship )


Applications must be completed using HRI's online application form. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2016. For complete details visit the HRI website at

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