Scholarships


Horticulture and Environmental Studies

St. Croix District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine 
NELL GOFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, $1,500.
Application deadline March 1.

Bar Harbor Garden Club Scholarship
INGE C.B. WEBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP,  $1,000.
Application deadline May 1.

Bar Harbor Garden Club Scholarship
THE PETER H. DOLLIVER LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP, $1,000.
Application deadline May 1.

The Bar Harbor Garden Club and the St. Croix District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine are proud to offer these educational scholarships in support of various horticulture and environmental related studies.

These scholarships are designed to financially aid students who are interested in majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning or other garden related fields.

Winners of any of these scholarships will also be considered for eligibility for other Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. scholarships. Please don’t hesitate to contact the scholarship chairperson (scholarship@barharborgardenclub.org ) if you have any questions.

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Scholarship winner Madison Jones shown with Thomas McIntyre (BHGC Scholarship Chair) and Phyllis Mobraaten (St Croix Director).

THE NELL GOFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP —  The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and financially aid students who are interested in a future major or majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning, or other gardening related fields.  The deadline is March 1.

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2023 Recipient: Wyatt Braun
2022 Recipient: Madison Jones

 

Shown here are (L to R) club president Jane Sanderson, scholarship recipient Susanna Davis, and club scholarship chair Tom McIntyre.

INGE C.B. WEBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP — The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and financially aid students and graduates who are interested in non-college pathway, majoring in or plan to major in the allied plant sciences including such studies as horticulture, floriculture, landscape design. The deadline is May 1.

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2023 Recipient: Susanna Davis
2023 Recipient: Conrad Kortemeier
2022 Recipient: Callahan Bryer
2019 Recipient: Emma Strong
2017 Recipient: Liam Torrey
2016 Recipients: Ezra Hallett and Peter Kennell

 

(From left) Mr. Dolliver’s two daughters Wendy Dolliver and Amy Young, scholarship recipient Zoe Olson, Bar Harbor Garden Club President Jane Sanderson, and club scholarship chair Tom McIntyre. Photograph courtesy of the Bar Harbor Garden Club.

THE PETER H. DOLLIVER LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP — The purpose of the scholarship is to offer financial aid to Applicants who have a strong interest in Farming & Horticulture and are graduates of a Maine high school, with a preference for MDI High School graduates.
Please contact the scholarship chairperson for details.  The deadline is May 1.

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List of all The Peter H. Dolliver Legacy Scholarship Winners

2023 Recipient: Sophia Anderson
2022 Recipient: Zoe Olson
2020 Recipient: Madison Jones
2019 Recipient: Teryn Miller
2018 Recipient: Chelsea Alley

 

STUDENT CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION (SCA) —  The SCA provides field opportunities for students with interests in ecological and environmental studies. The National Park Service directs and mentors SCA interns who carry out trail construction and restoration; annual peregrine falcon studies; hawk population counts, and studies; as well as many other areas.

The BHGC supports the placement of SCA summer students in Acadia National Park by making an annual donation ($500-$1,000) towards this program. Our SCA interns’ efforts directly impact the success of this National Park on MDI.