Supporting the Department of Horticultural Science financially is an important way in which you can advance the work of the department and in turn the profession of horticulture. As a member of our community, you can help us to build a stronger future for horticulture. Much of the success of the Department of Horticultural Science is already due to your support.Give to Horticultural Science
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Student Scholarships & Support
Blazich Student Scholarship Award
The Frank A. and Joan April Blazich Scholarship Award supports the hopes and dreams of promising young horticulturists, strengthening the department and Pi Alpha Xi chapter.
Leazer Food Crop Endowment
This endowment will support teaching, research, and/or extension activities related to horticultural food crop production and management in the Department of Horticultural Science.
Patricia Mary Greatorex Scholarship Fund
The Greatorex Scholarships supports students in their junior or senior years who are majoring in Horticultural Science, based on academic merit with financial needs criteria.
Glasnapp Horticultural Science Scholarship
Provides scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the Agricultural Institute majoring in Horticultural Science. Priority will be given to students in the floriculture or ornamentals and landscape technology areas.
Elena Matthews Horticulture Scholarship
The Elena Milaneschi Matthews Horticulture Scholarship Endowment provides support to undergraduate students majoring in Horticultural Science. Preference will be given to students concentrating in Landscape Design or Gardens & Urban Environments, or to students minoring in Ornamentals or Landscape Horticulture.
Werner Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment
The Georgina and Dennis Werner Horticultural Science Undergraduate Education Scholarship supports students with interest in plant breeding and demonstrates academic merit.
Rose and Ed Phillips Horticulture Scholarship
Rose and Ed Phillips Horticulture Scholarship provides support for undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Horticultural Science.
Margie Collins Fund for CALS
A minimum of two awards from this endowment shall be made to one Agricultural Institute (two-year) student; and one undergraduate (four-year) student.
JC Raulston Landscape Design Endowment
JC Raulston Endowment for Landscape Design provides support for students majoring in landscape architecture or horticulture for plan and garden related extracurricular experiences.
Wilder & Lamm Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment
Wilder & Lamm Scholarship equally funds a minimum of two scholarships for two undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Horticultural Science.
JC Raulston Arboretum Internship Program
The JC Raulston Student Internship Program has proven to be a real win-win opportunity for both the worthy young people chosen to serve as JCRA interns and for the Arboretum. Through this program, you can truly make an impact on a young person's life.
Student Summer, Internship and Travel Experiences
Lane Undergraduate Travel Endowment
The Bryce H. and Susanna M. Lane Endowment provides much-needed funding for travel awards for undergraduates in Horticultural Science. This endowment will provide encouragement - and financial support - for students to enhance their education traveling.
Horticultural Science Summer Camp Endowment
The Bill and Libby Wilder Horticultural Science Summer Camp Endowment provides high school students the opportunity to attend Horticulture Summer Camp, planting the seeds for future horticultural science majors.
Cline Cellars Viticulture/Enology Apprenticeship Internship
The Cline Cellars Winery Viticulture/Enology Apprenticeship and Internship Endowment, supports graduate students working in viticulture or enology. The position includes academic training, research and a full semester plus summer internship with industry representatives in California or Western Europe.
Student & Faculty Support
The following endowments will be used to support research, teaching and extension programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Awards from the selected endowment shall be made to faculty, staff or students within the Department of Horticultural Science by the Head of the Department of Horticultural Science and the Working Group under the direction of the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or his or her designee.
Vegetables Program Endowment
Organic and Sustainable Horticulture Endowment
International Horticulture Endowment
Leazar Food Crop Production & Management Endowment
Extension Research & Outreach
Extension Funding & Support
Supporting our work yields a 27-to-1 ROI. NC State Extension's work helps fuel the N.C. economy. Supporting NC State Extension Horticulture Endowments, where your donations will support excellence in perpetuity. Donations to Enhancement funds are available immediately.
JC Raulston Arboretum Support
Private support of the JC Raulston Arboretum is vital to the success and longevity of this outstanding public garden and research facility, and there are many opportunities for giving and showing your support. There are many opportunities for giving your support and making a valuable investment in the JC Raulston Arboretum.
For Faculty & Staff
The Green Fund Initiative
The Green Fund provides resources for the faculty and staff to insure the future of the ornamental industry, through educating the next generation, creating a market for plants, and providing the plants and knowledge to the industry.
Anne Marie Porter Travel Fund
This fund is for JC Raulston Arboretum staff and was established by Anne Porter, Executive Director for Development, JCRA (retired), who always had a passion for travel. Knowing that funds are always limited for staff travel resources, it was her desire that this endowment allow for many travel adventures in the future.
For additional information, please contact:
Executive Director of Development
Horticultural Science Department & JC Raulston Arboretum
NC State University