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Stephanie Greene Memorial Scholarship

Town and Country Garden Club of Libertyville

 

Stephanie H.Greene Memorial Scholarship

 

The  Town and Country Garden is an organization that serves the community of Libertyville, Illinois through charitable and philanthropic activities. The club promotes conservation and beautification of our community. Our members encourage intellectual development and appreciation of our environment for ourselves as well as those we encounter in our daily life.

 

Purpose of the Scholarship Program:

 

Stephanie Greene was a past president of the Town and Country Garden Club of Libertyville and past president of the Garden Clubs of Illinois. She was a National Garden Club accredited master judge. She was generous, thoughtful, and kind; generous with her wisdom born both of education and of experience. She loved the educational aspect of our club’s projects, and the educational opportunities the Garden Clubs of Illinois afforded. 

 

The Scholarship, in memory of this remarkable woman, offers financial aid to students pursuing a course of study in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Plant Pathology, Forestry, Agronomy, and Environmental Concerns. Applicants must be majoring in one of these fields of study.

 

The Stephanie  H. Greene Scholarship award is for $1000.

 

Eligibility:

 

The scholarship is open to any person who resides in Libertyville, IL., and neighboring communities. The applicant must be enrolled or have a letter of acceptance to a two or four year college or university within the above noted courses of study; this includes currently enrolled college students, high school seniors, and adults returning to school.. 

 

Application Process:

 

  1. Complete the following application 

  2. Include two letters of recommendation from a source other than a relative, who can describe your character.

  3. Complete a personal statement essay ( 500 words or less) discussing your background, future goals and commitment to your chosen career. The essay must be in first person and typed or computer generated using 12 point double spaced type.

  4. Attach an official notice of acceptance to the college; university or technical school for the upcoming semester / school year.

  5. All the materials are to be assembled and mailed as a complete packet to the TCGC Scholarship Chairperson.  All mailed applications must be postmarked by July 1. 

  6. You may also submit the application and essay via email to TownCountryGardenClub5@gmail.com. Application and essay should be submitted as .pdf documents. Scan college acceptance letter as .pdf and attach. Reference letters should be emailed directly from the author.  All applications must be received (email) or postmarked (Postal mail) by March 1, 2022.

 

Selection Process:

 

  • Applications must be received no later than the deadline date of March 1, 2022. Applications received after that date will NOT be considered.

  • Applications must include all required information.

  • Any reference to the Applicant’s name will be deleted prior to the selection. 

  • The selection process will be completed by a committee of TCGC Members.

  • Strong consideration will be given to the level of volunteerism, activities,  and community service involvement.

  • All applicants will be notified of their status regarding the final selection.

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the Application Guidelines and Application for Stephanie Greene Memorial Scholarship