High School Seniors who will be graduating this spring from Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg and Mecklenburg counties
and who plan to attend college are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
To apply, submit a 500-word typed essay explaining the role that plants or the study of plants/agriculture have played
in your life or your career goals. On a separate sheet write your name, address, phone number, high school, and GPA.
Proof of college enrollment is also required.
The Herb Society sponsors this essay contest to inspire our leaders of tomorrow to think about creating a
kinder, greener, more harmonious relationship with Mother Earth.
Last year's recipient, Marc Edwards, said, "I will definitely return to this area when I finish my education because
the calmness of nature got in me and changed me for the better."
Mail the essay, proof of college enrollment and separate sheet to:
Southside Virginia Herb Society
c/o Rev. Marjani Dele
P.O. Box 497
Victoria, VA 23974.
Entries must be submitted and postmarked by May 1, 2011.