Scholarship Program Information

Scholarship Description:The Hendricks County Master Gardener (HCMG) Scholarship is a scholarship for a student pursuing an education in an agricultural field of study.

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating Hendricks County, Indiana high school senior.

Scholarship Amount: One $1,500 scholarship awarded 50 percent for the fall semester, and 50 percent for the spring semester made payable directly to the learning institution.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria: Recipient is required to be a full-time student, to maintain a minimum C GPA, and have a confirmed enrollment at any accredited college or university in an agricultural program. Should the applicant drop out of school, the learning institution will be instructed to return the scholarship money to the HCMG. An applicant may not be a family member (including spouse, brothers and sisters by whole or half blood, ancestors, children, step-children, grandchildren, great grandchildren) of a person who is currently serving as a member of the HCMG Scholarship Committee.

Scholarship Deadline: The 2017 application deadline is April 24th.

Application: Download the 2017 Scholarship Application along with the complete eligibility information.


Required Documents
 Completed application, including a one-page essay of no less than 200 words, information on clubs, organizations, community and/or civic involvement, and authorization to use name for news media
 2 Letters of recommendation from a mentor, teacher, employer, etc.
 Official high school transcript.

2016 Award

Haley Mood, from Danville High School, was awarded the 2016 HCMG Scholarship.