Garden Club offers scholarships

AMHERST – The Amherst Garden Club is offering $4,000 in scholarships to Amherst or Mont Vernon residents who will be attending an institute of higher learning to study horticulture, botany, plant science, landscape design or environmental science as it relates to horticulture.

Applications are available from student services or guidance offices at Souhegan High School, Bishop Guertin High School and The Derryfield School in Manchester. Other Amherst and Mont Vernon students or graduates can get the application from Sue Alger at 673-5664 or at

The deadline for Souhegan High students need is April 1. All other applicants should mail their applications to the Amherst Garden Club, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 694, Amherst, NH 03031 by March 16.