Garden Club of America/GCA Award in Desert Studies

One or more awards of $4,000 to promote the study of horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science, and landscape design relating to the arid landscape. Open to graduate or advanced undergraduate students studying at an accredited U.S. university. Preference given to students wishing to gain practical field experience¿-specifically, planning and design for sustainability, rainwater harvesting and plant management, etc.¿-through structured internships at accredited botanical gardens and arboreta.


Award Amount $4,000
Number of Awards 1
Application Deadline January 15
Available to Class Level Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Architecture, Environmental Science, Horticulture/Floriculture, Landscape Architecture, Natural Sciences
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Assistant Director of Horticulture, Desert Botanical Garden
Garden Club of America
Address 1201 North Galvin Parkway
City, State, Zip Phoenix, AZ 85008
Telephone (408) 481-8162
Web Site Web site
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