HRI offering scholarships for next school year

HRI offering scholarships for next school year

The applications for nine scholarships are due by Sept. 13.


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Horticultural Research Institute is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

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

HRI is offering the following scholarships (applications due September 13, 2019):

  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship (one, $3000 scholarship available)
  • The Usrey Family Scholarship (one, $1000 scholarship available)
  • The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship (one, $1,000 available)
  • The Susie & Bruce Usrey Scholarship (one, $500 available)
  • The Spring Meadow Scholarship (three, $3500 scholarships available)
  • The “Muggets” Scholarship (one, $1500 scholarship available)
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship (one, $5000 scholarship available)
Applications must be completed using HRI’s online application form. The deadline to apply is September 13, 2019. For complete details visit HRI’s scholarship page at this website