Applications For 2018 AFE Scholarships Due May 1
by American Floral Endowment
Posted: 2018-02-16 16:00:44 EST

ALEXANDRIA, VA  – Applications are now being accepted for more than 20 different scholarships through the American Floral Endowment (AFE).

Scholarships range from $500 to $6,000.Sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students studyingfloriculture and horticulture must submit their applications online by the May 1 deadline. 

Two new scholarships were recently established with AFE, so even more opportunities are available to qualified students.

In 2017, the Endowment awarded 20 students with scholarships totaling more than $36,000.

"Awarding scholarships to students is a primary function of AFE. We understand the financial burden they face and are doing our part to help them," said Dwight Larimer, AFE Chairman and Education Committee Chair.

Descriptions of each scholarship, along with the undergraduate and graduate applications and requirements, are available at

Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted to AFE by May 1.

To apply online and read about AFE's 2017 scholarship recipients, visit

About AFE 

The American Floral Endowment is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the floriculture and horticulture industry through funding research, educational grants and scholarships. Since 1961, more than $15 million has been funded in research and educational projects, and more than $2 million has been funded in scholarships and internships designed to attract and retain the future leaders of the industry. To learn more about AFE or make a tax-deductible contribution, visit

Source: American Floral Endowment