HRI Scholarship deadline approaches

HRI Scholarship deadline approaches

Applications must be submitted by Sept. 13.


The Horticultural Research Institute has more than $20,000 in scholarship funds available for the 2019-2020 school year. The deadline for applications is Sept. 13.

These scholarships are made possible by seven special HRI endowment funds that aid students who are seeking a lifelong 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:

  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship (one $3,000 scholarship available)
  • The Usrey Family Scholarship (one $1,000 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 $3,500 scholarships available)
  • The “Muggets” Scholarship (one $1,500 scholarship available)
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship (one $5,000 scholarship available)

Applications must be completed using HRI’s online application form. For complete details visit HRI’s scholarship page