The Oshkosh Garden Club has sponsored a scholarship award program since 1983. High school seniors pursuing a career in horticulture, forestry, water management, agriculture, or other fields related to the preservation, beautification, or sustenance of the land are eligible for these awards. Scholarships are renewable for three additional years.
Three scholars are recipients of $1000 scholarship awards for 2017-2018:
Christine Larson is a 2014 graduate of Lourdes Academy. She is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point studying in the School of Natural Resources.
Ashley Sievers graduated from Oshkosh North High School in 2016 and is attending Fox Valley Technical College to obtain a degree as a horticultural technician.
Grace Hageman is a 2017 graduate of North High School. She will be studying at Cornell University in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences pursuing a degree in plant biology with a minor in entomology.
Applicants for a $1000 Oshkosh Garden Club scholarship award should provide a transcript of secondary school grades, ACT or SAT scores, and the following information:
- Name and address of parents or guardian
- Number and ages of dependent children in the family
- Personal statement including extracurricular activities, vocational goals, hobbies, personal ambitions or anticipated problems.
Application materials should be sent to Mrs. Alfred Sedlachek, 2800 Marine Dr., Oshkosh, WI 54901 by April 30.