Boothbay Region Garden Club supports horticulture-based education and we provide four-year scholarships to students who share our interests and commitment to our natural resources.
It is today’s students that will be the leaders
of tomorrow, ensuring the preservation of our natural resources of the planet Earth.
Applicants majoring in: Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry,
Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management,
and/or other garden-related fields are eligible to receive our club scholarships.
For the academic year 2022-2023, the Boothbay Region Garden Club has provided $3,000 scholarships to two, 2022 Boothbay Region High School graduates, freshmen at Sewanee
University of the South (environment and sustainability) and Stony Brook University (marine sciences).
These scholarships will continue for four years, provided the students remain in their chosen or related fields and in good academic standing.
The Boothbay Region YMCA Campership Program was awarded $5,000 to provide financial assistance to families who otherwise could not afford to send their children to camp.
The named Boothbay Region Garden Club Fund scholarship is awarded annually through the Boothbay Region Student Aid Fund.
Garden Club Federation of Maine continues scholarship programs in memory of deceased Club members.
Committee Chair Jane Lunt and current scholarship recipients: Grace Campbell and Della Hahn
Press here and here to learn how the Garden Club raises money for the Scholarships