The Quiet Corner Garden Club has a long history of providing scholarships to students interested in agriculture/horticulture-related fields of study. From the 1980s through today, QCGC continues to encourage students to follow their dreams by providing assistance through its scholarship program. QCGC also encourages its members to become CT Master Gardeners and bring back their knowledge to our Quiet Corner.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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2021 Quiet Corner Garden Club

High School or College

$1000 Scholarship

The Quiet Corner Garden Club gives annual horticultural related scholarships to high school seniors or current college students residing within the QCGC service area who plan to or are currently majoring in agriculture/horticulture related studies, including:

Agronomy, Botany, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology or other allied subjects.

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The application deadline is April 30, 2021. Only applications received on or before that deadline are considered. Applications will not be returned. Recipients will be notified by May 30, 2021.  For more information or questions, please email QCgardenclub@gmail.com

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The 2021 Quiet Corner Garden Club Annual Scholarship is a $1,000.00 scholarship to be awarded to a local high school senior accepted to college who will be majoring in a horticulture program or a college student currently majoring in a horticulture program. The scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of academic achievement, leadership qualities, community service, letter of recommendation and student essay.  

Eligibility requires the applicant to be pursuing an environmental or horticulture related field of study and also to reside within the Quiet Corner Garden Club’s service area of Northeastern Connecticut and Southcentral Massachusetts. 

Quiet Corner Garden Club
2021 Service Area Scholarship
Resident Eligibility Requirement

Quiet Corner - CT South Central MA

Brooklyn

Pomfret

Dudley

Canterbury

Putnam

Southbridge

Columbia

Sterling

Sturbridge

Eastford

Thompson

Webster

Killingly

Union

 

Plainfield

Woodstock

 

*The list above includes the towns of all our garden club member’s residences plus a few more that are included in the Quiet Corner.


Applicants must have been accepted to or already enrolled at the college level with a major in an agriculture/ horticulture-related field of study such as: Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Plant Pathology, Aquaponics, Natural Resources and/or related subject.

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Quiet Corner Garden Club is proud to announce the
               2020 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Sabrina Bastien  
Woodstock Academy Senior, accepted to Bay Path University 
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Hallie Saracina: Woodstock Academy Senior, accepted to the University of Rhode Island
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Anastasia Salisbury: Suffolk University Junior 
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Past Quiet Corner Garden Club High School Scholarship Winners

2020

Sabrina Bastien (HS)
Anastasia Salisbury (CO)
Hallie Saracina (HS)
Marcia Kettle, Member (MG)

2019

Nathan Lafleur (HS)
Olivia Swanson (CO)

2018

Anastasia Salisbury (HS)

2017

Elizabeth Antonelli (HS)

2014

Brittany LeFeur & Brendon McMerriman (HS)

2011

Katlyn Herrick (HS)

2010

Hanna McMerriman & Jacqueline Kulig (HS)
Sharon George (MG), Member

2009

Calvin Underwood (HS)

2008

Meghan Kelly & Mark Sheldon, Jr. (HS)

2007

Jacob Duncan (HS)

2006

Amanda Hill (HS)

2005

Darcy O’Brien (HS)

2004

Jennifer Selig (HS)

2003

David Pechie (HS)

2002

Stephanie Johnson (HS)

2000

Stephanie Smith (HS)

HS: High School
CO: College
MG: Master Gardener

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