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AmericanHort HortScholars 2019 Application

Thank you for your interest in the HortScholar program!

AmericanHort Scholars Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are attending 2- and 4-year colleges and universities. To be considered for this year’s program please complete the application form below and submit it by March 1, 2019.  Finalists will be notified and asked to provide a brief video (30 seconds or less) on why you’d like to be a HortScholar.

Questions? Contact Katie Gustafson at or call us at 614-487-1117. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Limit your response to 100 words or less for each question.
What stimulated your original interest in horticulture and why did you choose horticulture as your current major?
What special contributions do you hope to make to the horticulture industry?
What are three things you'd like to learn and experience in the next year that will help you in your career goals?
What are you hoping to get out of your experience as a HortScholar?
Why should you be chosen for this opportunity and what makes you unique?
How did you hear about the HortScholars program?
You have 1 one-way plane ticket. Where would you go and why?