Emil & Gail Fischer 

scholarship

of the N.E.W Master Gardeners Association

Eligibility

Students must be a Wisconsin resident studying one of the following to qualify: plant sciences including botany and plant ecology, horticulture science, forestry, entomology, plant pathology or landscape horticulture. This scholarship requires an additional essay about the applicant’s interests in horticulture, any field experience completed and his or her future plans. Qualified applicants will be considered for both scholarships with a single, completed scholarship application.

Award Criteria

Scholarship awarded based on applicant’s field experience, future plans, academic performance and financial need.

Amount

Ranges from $1,000- $3,000 for one year. Students can reapply.

Deadline

May 1, 2024

Administration

It is Community Foundation policy that all portions of the scholarship process be completed by the student applicant. If we learn that any part of the process is not completed by or the work of the student, the application may be removed from consideration or an awarded scholarship revoked.

Application Procedure

  • The application process will take 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. The system times out so SAVE your work often!
  • You’ll need your most recent high school transcript saved as a PDF for easy uploading.

To Apply