The Garden Club of Coral Springs Scholarship Endowment Fund was established in 2006 to provide a way for donors to make tax deductible gifts and also allow GCCS to create and maintain a sizable scholarship fund. The Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc. is a non-profit organization/charity, operating under rules specified in Section 501C (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Donors find the Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc. an attractive beneficiary in their estate planning. Funds soliciated from members, friends and cooperations, as well as gifts of cash, stocks, antiques, trusts and insurance are welcomed. As our fund increases, we will offer additional scholarships. Each year our Garden Club holds a fundraiser, Gardenfest Coral Springs, to benefit this scholarship fund and to support our organization and its many educational, environmental and horticultural activities. Donations are gratefully accepted throughout the year.
The Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc. Scholarships for Coral Springs High School Seniors
Thank you for your interest in a GCCS, Inc. Scholarship and accompanying Award. We are very proud of our scholarship program which offers financial aid to High School Seniors entering a Florida College and majoring in fields of study related to the environment and horticulture. Please note that in order to be eligible you must be a USA citizen, a Coral Springs resident and be enrolled in a Florida College. These scholarships will be a check made out to the student and will not be deducted from their college scholarship, grant or loan package.
Application deadline postmark April 15, 2017
Please return completed application to:
Garden Club of Coral Springs Scholarship Committee Chairperson
8721 NW 18th Place
Coral Springs, Fl. 33071
Vince Cebert Environmental Scholarship ~”Future Steward of the Environment Award”
A $500 scholarship and award is offered to a deserving High School Senior. Requirements include a 3.0 GPA weighted cumulative average, to be seeking a major in an environmental science such as Agriculture Education, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture, ASLA, Conservation, Botany, Habitat of Forestry/Systems Ecology, City (rural and urban) Planning, Green Design Architecture, Marine Biology, Wildlife Science, Ecology, Meteorology, Climate Action Global Warming, Air Quality Conservation, Endangered Species Protection, or a related subject at a two or four year Florida College or University and having financial need.
Bonnie Brossard Horticulture Scholarship ~ “Future Steward of the Land Award”
A $500 scholarship and award is offered to a deserving High School Senior. Requirements include a 3.0 GPA weighted cumulative average, to be seeking a major in the science of horticulture such as Horticulture, Floriculture, Botany, Agronomy (soil & organic food), Plant Biology and Pathology, Ecology, Forester, Park Naturalist, Silviculturist (forest) Landscape Architect, ASLA, Arborist, Nursery and Greenhouse Management, Habitat Restoration Specialist, Urban and Regional Planner, Viticulturist (for wineries) or a related subject at a two or four year Florida College or University and having financial need.
The Marcy Di Mare College Scholarship
A $500 scholarship and award is offered to a deserving full-time sophmore, junior, senior, or graduate student. The student must be a resident of Coral Springs, a US citizen, and attending a College or University in Florida. Requirements include a minimum 3.0 GPA cumulative average. Major course of study should be in the following areas: agriculture, biology, botany, conservation, ecology, forestry, horticulture, landscape design/architecture, city planning or related field.