The MNLA Foundation is dedicated to supporting the future leaders in the landscape and nursery industry. The MNLA Foundation For Educational Excellence, Inc. has been formed to provide scholarships to individuals attending colleges, universities, and other technical schools in the area of agriculture, landscaping, and nursery and forestry science and technology. What is the best investment that you could make? How about one that not only promises a return on your dollar but also promises to make a difference, to help you and others, and to benefit your industry as well?
The Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association, Inc. proudly announce the MNLA Foundation for Educational Excellence Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship for high school and college students. Click here to submit the scholarship application online or download a pdf to mail in.
Click here the button below to submit the scholarship application online or download a pdf to mail in.
The online application form is now available for students to fill out and submit. The deadline to apply for a 2023 scholarship is June 1, 2023.
Each organization will continue to operate their programs independently in the review and granting stages. HRI will award up to 11 scholarships ranging from $500 to $4,000 to applicants who meet various scholarship criteria which includes a demonstrated commitment to pursuing a career in horticulture. Sidney B. Meadows Scholarships will award numerous scholarships of up to $2,000 each. In total, nearly $50,000 in scholarships is available.
Current scholarships offered through HRI
Click here for eligibility requirements for the scholarships listed above.
HRI and the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund are proud to support students in their pursuit of higher education and look forward to seeing the impact these scholarships will have on their educational journey. Click here for more information about all the scholarships available and to get started on an application. To learn more about the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund, visit sbmsef.org; for more about HRI, visit hriresearch.org.
Check back soon for a link to the all new MNLA Virtual Forum Job Board for various opportunities in the green industry throughout Massachusetts!
Nursery, landscape and garden industries offer many career opportunities for smart, passionate and enthusiastic people like you. And luckily for you, this field is ripe for the picking. Look beyond the myths surrounding these careers to learn the truth about professions that offer variety, flexibility, competitive pay, opportunities to grow, and overall job satisfaction.
Phil Boucher, MCH, Elysian Garden Design
Jeff Willman, MCH, Bigelow Nurseries
Christoper Johnston, MCH, Ahronian Landscape & Design
Edward Bemis, MCH, Bemis Farms Nursery
Michelle Harvey, MCH, Lakeview Nursery
Mark Ahronian, MCH, Ahronian Landscape & Design
Jim Stucchi, MCH, Stucchi Landscape & Design, LLC
Other questions? Email the MNLA Foundation directly for more information.
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