Taylor DeLand, who also won in 2021, will be entering her second year at OSU’s Agriculture Technical Institute (ATI) majoring in greenhouse management this fall. She currently carries a 3.5+ GPA. She also works at Dunkin Donuts and Muddy’s.
Joseph Morrison is a senior at Cardinal Mooney and will join Taylor at ATI this fall. He has been employed as a self employed landscaper for the past two years, and also worked at Molnar’s Nursery where he picked vegetables and helped install an irrigation system. Joseph also started a garden club at Mooney.
Gardeners of Greater Youngstown Scholarship
(Formerly the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown) Scholarship
All Applications must be received by April 6, 2024
General Information and Instructions
The Gardeners of Greater Youngstown (formerly the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown)
has been promoting the education of college students in the field of horticulture through scholarships, since 1991.
Scholarships will be $1000 max per student pursuing a college degree in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture/Design,
Environmental Science, Biology, Forestry or Entomology.
Only up to 2 students can be awarded in any one year if criteria is met. A winning applicant can only apply 2 times.
· Applicant must be currently a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a
credited community college or university, continuing their education in a horticulture program
with either Horticulture, Floriculture,Landscape Architecture/Design, Environmental Science,
Biology, Forestry or Entomology as a major at a post-secondary two-or four-year institution.
· Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 GPA, based on the 4.0 system.
· Applicant must currently live in or have attended high school in Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark or
Trumbull County in Ohio or Mercer and Lawrence County in Pennsylvania.
Complete application, the form can be found at GOGY Website, (Scholarship (gg-yo.org)
, including requirement of 1 letter of recommendation from 1 professor or 1 teacher, if in high school
and an employer if working and transcripts described on second page of application.
Return all application materials by April 6, 2024
The Gardeners of Greater Youngstown
c/o Robert Schulick
1012 Old Furnace Rd
Youngstown OH 44511
Applicants meeting all requirements will be contacted by telephone to schedule a personal interview at a mutual agreed place.
All interviewed applicants will be notified by April 30, 2024 of their status with respect to the scholarship.
Successful candidates will attend the May meeting of Gardeners of Greater Youngstown to be introduced as the
scholarship recipient to the Gardeners of Greater Youngstown.
Scholarship funds will go into the student's account at the chosen university.
Successful applicants will give a presentation to the club at a future meeting of the Gardeners of Greater Youngstown.