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Rutgers Home Gardeners School Scholarship Opportunity

Applications are now being accepted for consideration from Certified Active Union County Master Gardeners (CAMGs) for two scholarships for Rutgers Home Gardeners School. The 44th Annual Home Gardeners School will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9 am-4 pm on the Rutgers Cook/Douglass Campus in New Brunswick. Place the link in your web browser for program and registration information.

Cost: $70 for Master Gardeners who register on or before Feb 29, (with proof of certification)

Applicants must be able to attend on March 21, 2020.  The Master Gardener Executive Board will select the scholarship recipients.

The scholarship recipients are responsible for registering for the Home Garden School program and paying the appropriate registration fee. After attending the HGS program, the awardees must submit proof of attendance and the reservation fee receipt to the RMGUC Treasurer who will process the reimbursement check.

Deadline for the Union County scholarship applications is February 27, 2020.

Please note: only the registration fee is reimbursed, the CAMG is responsible for paying any additional fees or box lunch.

You can apply by sending an email to or dropping off a note at the Extension Office.

Criteria for application:
Individual must be a CAMG with over 100 (cumulative ) hours of volunteer service. Individual has demonstrated outstanding contribution to the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Union County program and/or dedication to a Rutgers Master Gardener committee. Individual has not been awarded a scholarship in the prior three calendar years.