Horticulture Scholarships



Agriculture Scholarships

The NCTC  Agriculture Department offers several $1,000 Agriculture scholarships each year. The scholarships are intended to recognize Agriculture students which possess outstanding leadership qualities, communication skills, notable personal character and those who demonstrate active community involvement. The application form for these scholarships should be submitted to the NCTC Foundation Office which will allow the applicant to be considered for all of the available scholarships offered at NCTC in addition to the Agriculture scholarships.

Guidelines & Application Form


Cooke County Master Gardeners Scholarship

The Cooke County Master Gardeners are active supporters of North Central Texas College and its students.  They have been instrumental in the landscaping of the campus and the success of the college’s horticulture program.  They want to assist students interested in horticulture, agriculture, and science related educational goals. Preference will be given to a horticulture student or a student majoring in other ag-related or science fields. Preference will be given to a student with financial need. Student must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average. Scholarship award amount is $600 annually.

Guidelines & Application Form


Tom Harpool Horticultural Scholarship

The Tom Harpool Horticultural Scholarship was created to assist and encourage students enrolled in the study of horticulture or other gardening-related subjects.  The $1000 scholarship is awarded annually to any Denton County resident who is currently enrolled in a horticulture or related major at any college or university. Under the direction of the Denton County Master Gardener Association Scholarship Committee, all applications are reviewed and the recipient selected. To raise money for the scholarship fund, DCMGA members open their gardens for public viewing and sell plants from their gardens. To apply for the scholarship, complete the application and mail with proof of enrollment and two letters of recommendation to DCMGA Scholarship Committee, c/o M. Morrow, 306 N. Loop 288, Suite 222, Denton, TX  76209.

Guidelines & Application Form


Sustainable LawnCare Leaders Scholarship

Applications accepted between February 12th and July 1st, 2013 (recipient selected July 22, 21013). $500 to an undergraduate student pursuing a career in sustainable horticulture, landscape architecture, or a related field.  Applicants must be enrolled full-time and be citizens or legal residents of the United States.  For more information and to apply, visit LawnCare.

Guidelines and Application


Texas Nursery & Landscape Association

The TNLA Education and Research Foundation mission is "to advance in the broadest sense the environmentally beneficial use of plants, and the interest to the nursery/landscape industry in Texas, through funding education and research". The scholarship foundation was created in 1992, awarding scholarships in varying amounts.

Guidelines & Application Form


Ashley Hartman
Horticulture Program

Gainesville - Room 1603