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APGA 2017 Annual Conference Student Travel Award

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This year, the American Public Gardens Annual Conference will be held in Hamilton, Canada from June 19-23, 2017. A picturesque town between Niagara Falls and Toronto on Lake Ontario, Hamilton offers beautiful horticulture, gardens, and natural landscapes. The Annual Conference is an important educational and career opportunity that allows students to network with professionals, further their education, learn about new research, and visit world renowned gardens. The Association recognizes students as important contributors, and to help them attend we offer Student Travel Awards. This Award covers all registration fees and includes a stipend of $500 to help cover travel and lodging in return for contributing a minimum of four hours to assisting the Association during the Annual Conference.

Requirements:
1. Applicant must be a member of the Association in good standing. To join the
Association, please see www.publicgardens.org/individual-membership
2. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate stydent at an accredited
institution.
3. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in their major courses.
4. Preference is given to applicants with work experience in public gardens.

The deadline for application is February 28, 2017.

To learn more and receive an application form, please contact: Ms. Kate Tyrawski, 610-708-3012 or ktyrawski@publicgardens.org

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