The Kennebec Valley Garden Club is accepting applications for the Barrows Scholarship.

The scholarship was created to encourage and financially aid students and/or teachers interested in majoring in horticulture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental studies or other gardening related fields.

Qualified individuals are high school seniors, college undergraduates, graduate students, and/or teachers who reside in Kennebec County. Applicants must major in some field of horticulture. Candidates can reapply each year by sending an updated application. The scholarship will range from $500 to $1,000.

The application deadline is April 28.

For an application and appraisal form, visit

For more information, call Julie Meagher, Barrows chairwoman, at 395-4665, or Sharon Ann Paradis, KVGC president, at 622-3632.

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