All applicants must be graduating from a Wisconsin public or private high school in 2013 and plan to attend a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational technical institute in 2013. Students compete by submitting an essay on the following topic:
"Should state funds be used to assist in the maintenance and construction of local roads, and if so, from what types of funding sources?"
Essay only!!! Printed, not hand-written, essay should be between 500 and 1000 words and double spaced.
Essays must include a bibliographic listing sources used!!
Seven $1,000 scholarships given based on essay ranking.
Completed Essay and Background information sheet (attached) should be posmarked no later than May 31, 2013 and mailed to:
The HRI Endowment Fund is composed of several scholarship 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.
Numerous Scholarships ranging from $500-$10,000
Applications must be completed using the HRI online application form. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2013. For complete details visit the HRI website at www.HRIResearch.org and click the scholarship tab.
For applications and scholarship information....click on scholarship:
The Minnesota Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offerning scholarships in honor of Curtis L. Carlson, a 1937 graduate of SigEp alumnus at the University of Minnesota. All freshman males admitted to the University of Minnesota Class of 2017 are eligible to apply.
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.