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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, 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 LINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE IN OCTOBER 2020.

RECENT HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

LAUREN STAPLETON
Graduate of John Paul II High School, Plano, Texas
Texas A&M University
Agricultural Engineering

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

Sanjeev Gautam

A PhD candidate and a Borlaug International Scholar working on heat tolerance in potato, working under the direction of Dr. Isabel Vales.

Amanda Birnbaum

A PhD candidate who is investigating the use of spent coffee grounds as a soil amendment for growing vegetables and herbs, currently working under the direction of Leo Lombardini.

Runshi Xie

A PhD candidate who is investing the biological parameters of Crape Myrtle Bark Scale and trying to develop a resistant Lagerstroemia Cultivar against this pest, working under the direction of Dr. MengMeng Gu.

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