The Ripon Garden Club (RGC) Scholarship
supports graduating high school seniors and community college transfer students
who will be attending an accredited two year or four year college or university
after graduation. The RGC is interested in promoting the studies of Plants,
Animals, Birds, Fish, and our Environment.
one time award
Acceptable Fields: Applicants
must be planning to study in the following fields:
Studies, including Viticulture and Enology
Science, including Plant, Animal, Avian, or Fish Biology
Earth Sciences, including Geology,
Forest, Watershed and Wildland Science
including Soil Science and Water Science
Studies, including Landscape Architecture and Restoration
Science, including Forestry and Rangeland Resources
Academic Requirements: Applicants
must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Scholarship Application Packet: The
Packet consists of five parts: 1) Application Form, which is attached; 2) High
School Transcripts verified by the school counselor; 3) Letters of
Recommendations; 4) Personal Letter; and, 5) List of Activities. All
information requested on the Form, including applicant’s last four digits of
the social security number, and the name and full address of the college financial
aid officer must be given. The college financial aid officer will distribute
the scholarship money as needed for books and tuition.
The Application Form may be handwritten
or typed. All other materials must be typed.
Completed Application Packets will be
picked up at the front desk of high school by the end of the school day on Monday, April 22, 2019. Community college transfer students must
contact the number below prior to the deadline to arrange for pick-up.
Scholarship money will be released upon
student acceptance to College. All Applicants must be enrolled as a full
time student carrying 12 or more units.
Scholarship winners will be notified by Monday, May 13th, 2019.
A luncheon will be held Wednesday, Monday, June 5th, 2019, to introduce all winners to the Ripon
Garden Club members.
Questions, contact Margaret Deeter at 599-4824.
Check back throughout the year for final
deadlines and contact information.