Landscaping and Horticultural Science Scholarship

Westcoast Landscape & Lawns, Inc. (“Westcoast Landscape”) is a leading landscape design and maintenance company in Central and Western Florida. Our professionalism, dedication to customers, and use of technology allowed us to grow and service homeowners, commercial properties, and community associations for over 20 years.

We are dedicated to being experts in our field, in terms of servicing our clients’ needs, and providing the highest level of satisfaction. In line with this, we will do our part to usher in the next generation of landscape and horticulture experts. To help do so, Westcoast Landscape is offering an annual One Thousand Dollar ($1,000) scholarship to one (1) U.S. undergraduate student studying landscape architecture, landscape design, or horticultural sciences. Will you be the one this year?

We want to see how you’re helping to improve your discipline. In order to apply, submit your best industry-related undergraduate work from the past year—a project, study, or paper—it’s up to you to determine your submission. Just show us your best work!

Scholarship details are listed below. This is your opportunity to move landscaping and horticulture forward by helping to fund your education.

Eligibility:

Applicants to the Westcoast Landscape Landscaping and Horticultural Science Scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Currently attend a U.S. college or university with a focus in landscaping or horticultural science (or the equivalent);
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25, evidenced by the submission of an official transcript; and
  • Submit one landscaping or horticultural science industry-related piece of undergraduate work from the past year.

Submissions must include applicant’s full name and university (.edu) email address, which will be used to contact the applicant if the applicant is ultimately selected as the recipient.

Application Process:

Mail your official transcript, full name, university (.edu) email address, and industry-related project to:

Westcoast Landscape & Lawns, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Application
3880 76th Avenue N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Deadline Information:

Submissions must be postmarked by January 31st, annually.

Recipient will be selected by March 15th, annually.

Disbursement awarded by May 1st, annually.

Terms and Conditions:

Our Landscaping and Horticultural Sciences Scholarship will be disbursed directly to the recipient’s educational institution, which must match the provided (.edu) email address. The scholarship money is intended to provide funding for the recipient’s college education and may not be transferred to a third party or be used for unrelated purposes. School enrollment and scholarship qualifications will be verified after a recipient is selected. We may contact the recipient directly to verify any further personal or educational information needed, including information required to deposit the scholarship funds into the recipient’s school account.   Only one (1) recipient will be selected per year out of the applicant pool, and the recipient shall be selected in the sole discretion of Westcoast Landscape.  An application is only valid for the year it is timely submitted; a non-selected applicant may re-apply in future years; no recipient may re-apply in future years.  Any interpretation or construction of these rules, terms and conditions shall be in the sole discretion of Westcoast Landscape and shall be final and binding.

All application materials submitted become the property of Westcoast Landscape and none will be returned.  Employees of Westcoast Landscape and their family members are not eligible to apply.

Westcoast Landscape reserves the right to withhold the scholarship award if the recipient no longer meets eligibility requirements at the time of disbursement. Westcoast Landscape also reserves the right to withhold scholarship disbursement should no applicant meet the scholarship requirements.  Finally, Westcoast Landscape reserves the right to review the terms, conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time, including but not limited to termination of the program.

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