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Gardening can be a lifetime hobby or a career. We are fortunate that several of our members throughout the years have been horticultural professionals. We learn from each other and encourage our membership to grow their understanding of our natural world. We support those who are continuing their education, and through 2022 we have awarded more than $50,000 to students pursuing degrees in horticulture or other plant-related fields.

Our club provides two $2,500 scholarships each year to those pursuing education in horticulture, botanically oriented environmental studies, landscape design, botany, agronomy, botanical sustainability, or other plant-related fields. The scholarship must be used at a two-year, four-year or graduate accredited college, university or vocational school and used within the year the scholarship is awarded. It may be used for tuition and/or fees.

“I am so beyond grateful to be supported by the Woodinville Garden Club in my pursuit of a degree in sustainability and an eventual career centered around protecting and preserving the environment and fostering stewardship.”
Morgan M — the Scholarship winner 2023

“Woodinville’s initiative to fundraise for education helps make my and others’ pursuit in environmental studies and beyond possible. . . It is my hope to play an important role in maintaining, promoting, and restoring that ecology so that my community can live healthy, happy and beautiful lives.”
Matt D – WWU Class of 2024

We will accept applications for the 2024-2025 school year starting December 2023.  Please note that the deadline for submission is February 15, 2024 and scholarship awards will be announced March 15, 2024.

Selection Criteria

All applicants must be Washington state residents who are pursuing education in horticulture, botanically-oriented environmental studies, landscape design, botany, agronomy, botanical sustainability, or other plant-related fields. Candidates will be evaluated on these factors:

  • High school and/or college transcripts
  • Scholarship Application details, including your Reflection Statement
  • Letters of recommendation

How to Apply  (Applications accepted starting December 2023)

Download the application guidelines and the Woodinville Garden Club Scholarship Application by clicking on this link and filling in the application completely.  Please direct any questions to