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 $4,000 scholarship awarded over four years; $1000 per year, $500 for the first semester, and $500 for the second 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 chairperson of the HCMG Scholarship Committee.

Scholarship Deadline: The 2022 application deadline is April 15th.

Application: Download the 2022 application, which includes important additional 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.

See the application for renewal requirements each year and for contact information.