Aug 8, 2019
HRI Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI)  is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

These scholarships are made possible by seven special 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 (one, $3000 scholarship available)
  • The Usrey Family Scholarship (one, $1000 scholarship available)
  • The Bryan A. Champion Memorial Scholarship (one, $1,000 available)
  • The Susie & Bruce Usrey Scholarship (one, $500 available)
  • The Spring Meadow Scholarship (three, $3500 scholarships available)
  • The “Muggets” Scholarship (one, $1500 scholarship available)
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship (one, $5000 scholarship available)

Applications must be completed using HRI’s online application form. The deadline to apply is September 13, 2019.

For complete details visit HRI’s scholarship page at

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