Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association Scholarships

The Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association has funded scholarships for eligible horticulture students at Louisiana universities since the 1970s. From the first year of awarding one $500 scholarship to now awarding six $1000 scholarships annually, LNLA is committed to support the future members of the nursery and landscape industry in the state. We appreciate the financial support of members for their contributions and look forward to awarding even more scholarships in the future through the newly created Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Foundation for Scholarship and Research.

Who is Eligible?

Junior and Senior Undergraduates; M.S. students, Ph.D. students
Majors in horticulture, landscape design or closely related allied field
GPA – never finalized but normally 3.0 or better
Previous recipients are eligible to continue to apply

How to Apply?

Eligible students must fill out the application and send to the LNLA Scholarship Committee along with the following supplementary materials:

  1. Hand-written 500 word essay on why you deserve the scholarship
  2. Two letters of recommendation form people qualified to evaluate your academic potential

Apply for a Scholarship Today!

The LNLA Scholarship Committee is currently accepting applications for 2018.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE:  December 15th, 2017

Recipients will be announced January 18th, 2018

Application Downloads:

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For More Information Contact:

LNLA Scholarship Committee
Attn: Dr. Yan Chen
Hammond Research Station
21549 Old Covington Highway
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: 985-543-4125

Other Scholarship Opportunities

The Horticulture Research Institute (HRI) is a sister organization that supports research and scholarships in horticulture. For a listing of scholarships offered by HRI please see HRI Scholarships.

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund yearly awards $1500 dollar scholarships to Junior, Senior and Graduate Hort. students from Southeastern region. For more information see this announcement.