2023 Scholarships Awarded
RiponGardenClub awarded two
scholarships in June 2023.
Derrek Van Elderer and
Hailey Brook Knief.
RIPON GARDEN CLUB
2024 Deadline for Scholarship Packet is April 15, 2024
Information Revised June 1, 2023
The Ripon Garden Club (RGC) Scholarship supports graduating high school seniors 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.
This application and information supersedes any form and /or application prior to June 1, 2023
Amount: $2,000 one time award
Acceptable Fields: Applicants must be planning to study in the following fields:
Agricultural Studies, including Viticulture and Enology
Biology:Plant, Animal, Avian, or Fish
Earth Sciences, including Geology, Forest, Watershed and Wildlife Science
Geology, including Soil Science and Water Science
Landscape Studies, including Landscape Architecture and Restoration
Plant Science, including Forestry and Rangeland Resources
Scholarship Application Packet: The Packet consists of five parts:
Part 1: Application Form, which is attached
Part 2: Official High School Transcripts
Part 3: Letters of Recommendation; 4) Personal Letter
Paet 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 or tuition. 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. *Full-time status is determined by college or university.
Completed Application Packets will be picked up at the front desk of high school by the end of the school day on Monday, April 15, 2024, 3 PM by a member of RGC Scholarship Committee.
Scholarship winners will be notified in May of the scholarship year.
2024 Ripon Garden Club Application Deadline is April 15, 2024 3PM