San Diego Floral Association
Ethel and Roland Hoyt Scholarship/Internship Program

CRITERIA

THE HOYT SCHOLARSHIP/INTERNSHIP awards scholarships/internships to community college students based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an expressed interest in pursuing a degree in Floriculture/Horticulture (or related areas). Defined as, but not limited to:

• Agriculture
• Botany
• Landscape Design
• Landscape Architecture
• Irrigation Management
• Landscape Installation
• Sports Field Management
• Gray Water Management
• Drought Management
• Water Conservation
• Floral Design
• Florist Operation

Funding:

Each scholarship or internship awarded will be received prior to the Fall Semester and distributed by the college. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR APPLICATION PROCESS.

Scholarship/Internship: Maximum of $1000

Criteria:

Students applying for a Scholarship or Internship must be in Students applying for a Scholarship or Internship must be in financial need, maintain a unit load of 9 units or more per semester, maintain a 3.0 GPA or equivalent.


Submission Process/Deadlines:


Students should submit Scholarship and Internship applications to the appropriate department/program coordinator of participating community colleges.  Please contact your school for eligibility.  


Volunteering:

Recipients of the Hoyt Scholarship will be expected to spend 10 hours during the scholarship year to volunteer work with the San Diego Floral Association.


Recognition:

Scholarship winners will be invited to attend a San Diego Floral Association Quarterly meeting held in October to recognize recipients. Prior to that meeting, the scholarship recipient will submit a photograph of him or herself, a one-paragraph bio, and give permission (signed release) to SDFA to post image and biography on our website as well as social media entities.

For more information, please contact Outreach@sdfloral.org


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Mission: To promote the knowledge and appreciation of horticulture and floriculture in the San Diego region.