Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants

 

SGHS offers scholarships, fellowships and grants expressly to enable recipients to attend the annual meeting:
The SGHS Undergraduate Scholarship is open to students in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th (BLA) year of study in majors relevant to the mission and goals of the SGHS.  In addition to a stipend for travel and lodging, recipients receive free registration for the annual meeting and a one-year membership in SGHS. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must complete the application form and submit it by the date indicated.
The James R. Cothran Graduate Fellowship is open to students pursuing graduate degrees with courses of study and research relevant to the mission and goals of SGHS.  In addition to a stipend for travel and lodging, recipients receive free registration for the annual meeting and a one-year membership in SGHS. Mr. Cothran was a landscape architect, urban planner, author, and past president of SGHS.  He was passionate about the study of Southern garden history and worked tirelessly to promote its appreciation and preservation.  To be considered for the fellowship, applicants must complete the application form and submit it by the date indicated.
The SGHS Young Professional Grant is open to individuals new to academic or other professions related to historic gardens, landscape design, preservation, heirloom plants and attendant subject matter, generally within five years of graduation or a career change.  In addition to a stipend for travel and lodging, recipients receive free registration for the annual meeting and a one-year membership in SGHS. To be considered for the grant, applicants must complete the application form and submit it by the date indicated.  Note: Due to hold-over recipients for the cancelled 2020 and 2021 annual meetings, additional applicants will not be considered for the 2022 meeting.  If interested, please apply in 2023.

 

Past Scholarship/Fellowship/Grant Recipients

Tessa Pinner, Spartanburg Community College (2019)

Chunfeng Lu, Louisiana State University (2019)

Alexis Boenker, University of Florida (2018)

Maegan Luckett, Sandhills Community College (2018)

Emily Phan, University of Florida (2018)

Perky Beisel, Stephen F. Austin State University (2017)

Gavin Howell, American College of the Building Arts (2017)

Sylvia McLaurin, Mississippi State University (2017)

Arianne Wolfe, University of Georgia (2017)

Nathan Dittman, University of Georgia (2016)

Thomas Baker, University of Georgia (2015)

Sehba Imtiaz, University of Maryland (2015)

Isaac Kirwan, Spartanburge Community College (2015)

Paul Cady, University of Georgia (2014)

Adam Martin, University of Georgia (2014)

LeeAnne Brooks, Boston Architectural College (2013)

Brad Goshorn, Clemson University (2013)

Cheryl Miller, Boston Architectural College (2013)

Leslie Bird, University of Mary Washington (2012)

Mollie Bogle, Georgia State University (2012)

Fiona McAnally, University of Tennessee (2012)

Raffi Andonian, University of Georgia (2011)