Scholarship Program Information

Hendricks County Master Gardeners provides two one year scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

The Hendricks County Master Gardener (HCMG) Scholarship is a scholarship for students pursuing an education in one of the following:

  • University or Technical School in an Indiana Undergraduate or Graduate School.
  • Continuing Adult Education
  • Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree or certificate in horticulture or in a related agriculture curriculum.


Applicant must be a Hendricks County resident.

Scholarship Amount:

2 - $2,000 scholarships awarded directly to the learning institution.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

Recipient is required to maintain a minimum C GPA, and have a confirmed enrollment at any accredited college, university or technical school in a program of your choice. Previous scholarship applicants may re-apply. Should the applicant drop out of school, the learning institution will be instructed to return the scholarship money to the HCMG. An applicant cannot be a family member (including spouse, brother or sister by whole or half blood, child, step-child, grandchild, great grandchild) of the chairperson who is currently serving the HCMG Scholarship Committee.

Scholarship Deadline:

The 2023 application deadline is April 15, 2023.


Download the 2023 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.
  • Two (2) Letters of recommendation from a mentor, teacher, employer, etc.
  • Proof of enrollment to your learning institution.