February 1 is the deadline for applications for the American Floral Endowment’s Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship. The prestigious, merit-based scholarship is designed to fund the education of graduate students who will become leading floricultural scientists and educators.
The scholarship honors Paul Ecke, Jr. of Encinitas, Calif., who made indispensable contributions to the advancement of the global floriculture industry. Among his many interests was concern for the future of floriculture, as influenced by innovative research and educational programs. He recognized that creative scientists and educators are required to lead the floral industry in the 21st century and beyond.
Funds for the scholarship have been made possible through contributions to AFE by members of the floral industry and other sources.
To download an application, visit Endowment.org. Applicants must submit their applications, a cover letter and all other required information to:
American Floral Endowment
1601 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: (703) 838-5212