The Ojai Valley Garden club offers a scholarship to a graduating high school student who will pursue higher education in in the general fields of landscaping, agriculture or environmental studies. This year, the scholarship award is $3,000.00 and is offered to students graduating either from Nordhoff or Chaparral high school in 2018.
Qualifications – the applicant must:
- be graduating from either Nordhoff or Chaparral high school in 2018;
- plan to attend a community college, four-year university or certification program, and
- pursue study for a career in environmental sciences, such as:
– landscape architecture or construction (from yards to large commercial projects)
– botany (organic and native plant studies)
– entomology (pest management)
– viticulture (grape production and science)
– habitat and restoration.
The scholarship application form is attached below as a Word document.