Each year, Master Gardeners of Central Georgia (MGCG) awards academic scholarships to as many as five deserving individuals who have maintained an outstanding academic record for their high school or college years. Applications must be mailed, postmarked no later than May 1, 2018.

High School Senior Scholarship

As many as two scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors based primarily on scholastic achievement as indicated by grade point average, Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate/Honors courses completed, scholastic competitions, activities and awards won. Interested high school seniors should complete the High School Senior Scholarship Application.

College Sophomore and Junior/Senior Outstanding Achievement Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded to a rising college sophomore and junior or senior who have maintained outstanding scholastic record while pursuing higher education and have demonstrated significant participation in school and community activities. He or she must have a declared major in one of the following disciplines: Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Entomology, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Landscaping, or related fields. Interested applicants should complete the appropriate application form.

Sylvie Utick Memorial Scholarship

MGCG manages the awarding of a scholarship that recognizes a graduating female high school senior who possesses an excellent academic record and is interested in pursuing a career in environmental or horticultural-related science. This award is based on scholastic achievement as well as financial need. The scholarship honors the memory of a late member of MGCG and is funded by her family. Young ladies interested in applying for this scholarship should complete the Sylvie Utick Memorial Scholarship Application.

Scholarship Guidelines

All scholarship applicants must be legal residents of the state of Georgia from one of the following counties: Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Twiggs. Additionally, applicants must have applied to, or been accepted at, or currently attend a fully-accredited institution of higher learning (university, college, technical college, etc.) located with the Unitied States on a full-time basis.

Applicants may apply for more than one scholarship if they meet the requirements that are stated for each scholarship.

If you would like more information regarding our 2018 scholarships, please contact our Scholarship Chair by email at scholarships@mgcg.org.

Application Forms

The 2018 applications will be posted soon. Please check back later.

  • 2018 High School Senior Scholarship Application
  • 2018 College Sophomore Outstanding Achievement Scholaship Application
  • 2018 College Junior/Senior Outstanding Achievement Scholaship Application
  • 2018 Sylvie Utick Memorial 2018 Scholarship Application