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Academic Scholarships

In keeping with our emphasis on furthering education, the Collin County Master Gardeners Association awards scholarships for both High School Seniors and TAMU Graduate Students.

CCMGA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

The CCMGA awards one annual $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a verifiable resident of Collin County or will graduate from a Collin County high school, plans to attend a Texas college or university, and intends to major in a horticulture related field such as Botany, Entomology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, Agricultural Sciences, and Ag Leadership & Development.

2021 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION LETTER AND APPLICATION

2021 Scholarship Information Letter

2021 Scholarship Application

CCMGA TAMU GRADUATE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Working with the Texas A&M University Foundation and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, CCMGA currently awards one scholarship annually to graduate students in the Horticultural Sciences Department. 

Recent Recipients

Lauren Fedenia

Lauren is entering into her sixth year of doctoral studies in Horticulture researching black sorghum at Texas A&M. This unique black sorghum grain is associated with a special phytochemical that can protect against several types of cancers. Lauren's goal is to become a professor at Texas A&M and to continue researching specialty crops that significantly impact human health and wellbeing as well as inspire others to pursue an education in Horticulture.

Rachel Holland

Rachel is a second year Masters student in the Department of Horticulture Sciences. As the Education and Outreach Graduate Assistant in The Gardens at Texas A&M University, she worked with the Master Gardener Program Coordinator. Her goal is to bring confidence to others through gardening education and to pursue a career either in public gardens or with the AgriLife Extension Service after graduation.

 

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