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Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown Scholarship


All Applications must be received by March 1, 2018



General Information and Instructions

The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown has been promoting the education of college students in the field of horticulture through scholarships, since 1991. Scholarships will

be $1000 max per student pursuing a college degree in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or allied subject. Only up to 2 students can be awarded in any one year if criteria is met.  A winning applicant can only apply 2 times.

  Applicant Qualifications:

·Applicant must be currently a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a

  credited community college, or university continuing their education in a horticulture program  with either horticulture or floriculture as a major at a post-secondary two-or four-year institution.

·Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 GPA, based on the 4.0 system.

·Applicant must currently live in or have attended high school in Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark or Trumbull County in Ohio or Mercer and Lawrence County in Pennsylvania.

Application Procedure:

  1. Complete attached application, including requirement for letters of recommendation and     transcripts described on second page of application.

  2. Return all application materials by March 1, 2018 to :

Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown

c/o Robert Schulick

1012 Old Furnace Rd

Youngstown OH 44511

  3. Applicants meeting all requirements will be contacted by telephone to schedule a personal interview at a mutual agreed time and place.

  4. All interviewed applicants will be notified by May 1st of their status with respect to the scholarship.

  5. Successful candidate will attend the May meeting of Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown to receive the scholarship.


Scholarship Committee

         Hugh Earnhart,  Bill MacPherson , John Fox, Robert Schulick

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MGCY Scholarship Recipients 1991-2015



2015                 Christian          Moore               Salem              Ohio                

2014ChristianMooreSalem Ohio
2014Joseph  FagnanoCanfieldOhio
2012Emily ConradLouisvilleOhio
2007Paul SnyderParis Ohio
2006Robert ChismarCanfieldOhio
2005Tiffany   KellekerAllianceOhio
2004Jonathan  BennerSalem Ohio
2003Joseph  RichardMinerva Ohio
2002Tabitha  ShowersAlliance Ohio
2001Lynn  ZocoloYoungstownOhio
2000Justin  HowellColumbianaOhio
1999Brian  BlevinsCanfieldOhio
1998Amber  WindleHanovertonOhio
1997Melanie  WhiteAllianceOhio
1996Susan  MaczakYoungstownOhio
1995Susan  MaczakYoungstownOhio
1993Mary June  EmersonPolandOhio
1992Gerald  BlascoPolandOhio
1992Lisa Lynn  MartinYoungstownOhio
1991Anne Marie  ShankNorth JacksonOhio




2012 Scholarship Recipient  

Emily Conrad - Louisville, Ohio 



Emily is in her second year of the horticulture program at Kent State - Salem where she is on the Dean’s List.  Emily’s interest and commitment to her community is evident in her numerous extracurricular activities.  Her diverse interests include track, band and National Honor Society at school, church youth group and bell choir, and FFA and 4H.  She has also served in a leadership role in both 4H where she had been active for ten years and the FFA, having recently earned her State FFA degree. With her scholarship, leadership skills, and enthusiastic commitment to her community   Emily will surely realize her goal of working in the Green Industry.  The Scholarship Committee is pleased to award this year’s scholarship to Emily Conrad.






2011 Scholarship Recipient

  Ann Hlusko - Fredonia Pa




Youngstown Vindicator, November 8, 2011

Scholarship winner chosen: The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown’s scholarship committee selected Laura Ann Hlusko, a Farrell Area High School graduate, as this year’s recipient of its horticulture studies scholarship. Laura is one of the founders of the FAHS Gardening Club, is a Penn State master gardener and has been involved in home gardening for 10 years. She is attending Cornell University. Above, she receives congratulations from Dan Burns, left, MGCY president, and Lynn Hoffman, chairman of the scholarship com