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Deadline nears for GIE Media Horticultural Scholarship Program

Applications must be postmarked by April 15

Garden Center | March 25, 2011

GIE Media, the leading media company serving the nursery, greenhouse, garden center, lawn and landscape, and golf course markets, has established a fund to support academic scholarships and business internship placements for outstanding college students focused on leading in the green industry.

To be eligible for an academic scholarship or an internship program, you must be enrolled at a recognized two-or four-year college or university working toward a degree in horticulture, environmental science or other field related to a segment of the green industry. To obtain more details and an application, click here. Applications must be postmarked by April 15. 

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