May 14, 2020
Horticultural Research Institute Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) has announced it is accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

These scholarships are made possible by seven HRI endowment funds that aid students who are seeking a lifelong career in horticulture. HRI and its donor firms consider graduating students in horticulture to be the lifeblood of the green industry.

HRI is pleased to offer the following scholarships:

  • The Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow Jr. Scholarship
  • The Usrey Family Scholarship
  • The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship
  • The Susie & Bruce Usrey Scholarship
  • The Spring Meadow Scholarship
  • The “Mugget” Scholarship
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Applications must be completed using HRI’s online application form. The deadline to apply is Sept. 10, 2020. For more details, visit the HRI website at