Barney Hobbs Memorial Horticulture Scholarship

Barney Hobbs Memorial Horticulture Scholarship

The Barney Hobbs Memorial  Horticultural Scholarships in the  amount of $3000 are awarded each  year.  

 Eligibility Requirements  

  • Hamilton County resident or child/grandchild of a HCMGA member 
  • High school senior or full-time undergraduate college student
  •  Intent to major or currently majoring in horticulture or a related subject such as botany or landscape architecture/design  

 Terms of Scholarship  

  • Up to five scholarships will be awarded on a yearly basis in June and will be paid directly to the recipient’s college at the beginning of the school year 
  • $3,000 will be awarded for each one-year scholarship with $1500 applied per semester by the University upon verification of proof of full-time   The recipient will be expected to provide an update of his  academic standing to the HCMGA within the first ten days of each new  semester.  
  • Any unused portion of the scholarship award will be returned to the HCMGA scholarship fund at the end of the school year  
  • Scholarships can be renewed for up to 3 years (4 years when enrolled in a 5 year degree program) if the student reapplies and meets the criteria for  renewal as listed below  
  • Award of scholarships will be without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or  disability  
  • Award of scholarships will be based on merit only. Demonstration of financial need will not be a determining factor  


2020 Application Form