Kent County Master Gardeners

Deadline Date: April 29, 2023
Scholarship Details:

The scholarship is open to anyone who has been a Kent County Delaware resident for at least two years prior to the application date and is enrolled in, or has been accepted by, an accredited college or university to study Plant & Soil Science, or a Horticulture related field. High school seniors are eligible to apply as well as all college year students. Previous year winners and home-schooled students are also eligible to apply.

Requirements: The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be planning to attend a college/university for the 2023-2024 year. The application must include the following:

  • A 100+ word essay of education and career goals.
  • Listing of extracurricular clubs/activities, awards and honors received, and hobbies and interests.
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members. One academic reference is preferred.
  • Official transcript from your current school.
  • For high school seniors, college/university acceptance letter if received.

It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System (University of Delaware and Delaware State University cooperating) that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or handicap status.

The application can be found by going to this link:


Application Requirements: GPA, Essay, Letter of Recommendation(s)
Essay Details:

A 100+ word essay of education and career goals.

Award Amount: $1500.00
Award Details:

$1,500 Scholarship for the 2022 – 2023 academic school year.
The applications will be judged on the GPA, the appropriateness of the field of study, letters of recommendation, leadership activities, and community involvement.


Contact Email:

Additional Contact & Submission Information:

The application is an online form and can be found at the following website:
The application/link title is “2023 MG Scholarship Application”
The deadline for the application is April 29, 2023.

Additional Scholarship Information:

Questions can be directed to


Eligibility: Academic/Merit
Profession/Major: Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science
Grade Level: Undergraduate Students, High School, Graduate Students
County Specific: Kent