Students are selected on the basis of sound academic performance and a grade point average of 3.0 or better. The ideal candidate is interested in futhering the use of IPM or Sustainable practices. Preference will be given in these areas. BioWorks encourages a career in floriculture/horticulture and supports our next generations.
The application deadline for a scholarship is May 1st of each year. After evaluation, the scholarship is awarded at the end of July/Early August.
Orange Coast College, 2020
Drohan is a junior at Orange Coast College majoring in Landscape Architecture with a focus toward sustainable design and horticulture. In 2016 Drohan started her own business, Sage Succulents and Cacti. “I want to expand my company by providing drought tolerant landscaping services to both residential and commercial clients,” said Drohan. She plans to join the Peace Corps following graduation to continue informing people about sustainability.
University of Maine, 2018
Leala is a senior at the University of Maine majoring in Environmental Horticulture. She plans on attending graduate school to deepen her understanding of horticultural science, with the hopes of opening a native plant nursery participating in ecosystem restoration efforts.
University of Massachusetts, 2017
Perry is a sophomore obtaining her bachelor’s degree in sustainable horticulture, and wants to focus on floral material, annuals and perennials within the green industry. She is interested in eventually becoming an agriculture teacher to educate on floral design and greenhouse management, as well as owning her own successful garden center.