Scholarship

The WCMGA offers a $1000 scholarship to a current high school senior who resides in Winnebago County. The applicant must be planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution to pursue a program related to the following areas of study: Horticulture, Landscaping, Agriculture, Forestry, Agronomy, Arborist, Conservation, Natural Resources, or other areas approved by the Scholarship Committee and the Board. The scholarship recipient will be based on a completed application including a typed essay and letters of recommendation.

Applications are available from counselors at high schools where Winnebago County students attend, on this page at the link below, and Facebook page. The deadline for applying is March 1 of the current year. The scholarship will be awarded to the recipient in May of that year.

Links to sample Scholarship Applications and Counselor letters are below:

Scholarship Application
Counselor Letter