Old Saybrook Garden Club Offers Scholarship

The Old Saybrook Garden Club is offering $2,000 in scholarship(s) for the 2013-2014 academic year. The award may be given as a single scholarship or as multiple smaller grants, depending on applications received.

Applicants must be Old Saybrook residents. Public or private high-school seniors as well as current undergraduates at accredited two-or four-year colleges are eligible. Applicants must plan to major in botany, city planning, conservation, forestry, horticulture, land management, landscape design, or environmental science.

Students attending Old Saybrook High School or Mercy or Xavier in Middletown can pick up an application from the school-counselor's office. Others should request an application by writing to Betty O'Brien, Old Saybrook Garden Club, P. O. Box 113, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Applications are to be completed and returned by April 26.