Apply: Application period has ended


Who can apply? 

Must be a California resident.

High School Seniors and currently enrolled college students who are children of CCGGA Grower Members who are currently employed at that nursery – in this category all majors are acceptable.

High School Seniors and currently enrolled college students pursuing an education in Horticulture, one of the Plant Sciences or Environmental Sciences. Also, students pursuing careers as Horticulture Educators or researchers are encouraged to apply.

Graduate students are not eligible.

What do I need to submit?
  1. ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION LINK:  Application period has ended
  2. TRANSCRIPT COPY OF ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGIATE TIME PERIODS (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable but the applicants name must be clearly stated as well as a school reference or website link in footer.)
  3. TWO OR MORE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION FROM CURRENT YEAR  (From school faculty or member/teacher and/or another adult in the community)

 What is the personal story essay?

We want to you know about you and why you deserve this scholarship. In 250 words or less, please describe your financial needs, what you plan to major in and what your future goals and plans are? (see application)

DEADLINE: March 31, 2022 at midnight. (see application)

Submit all documents to:  or PO Box 980 Nipomo, CA 93444

NOTE:  In the event that the 2022 CCGGA Open House & Scholarship Fundraiser is cancelled (Coronavirus) we will be unable to offer scholarships as planned.