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Call for scholarships

1/3/2014

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund has announced it is now accepting applications for its 2014 awards. Industry members are asked to advise all eligible students of the availability of this scholarship award. This information is currently available from the Fund's website (www.sbmsef.org). Horticultural students who are eligible are encouraged to apply for this year's scholarship awards.
 
The deadline for application is May 30, 2014. The Scholarship Selection Committee will make its  selections by July 1, 2014, and recipients will be notified soon thereafter. Awards will be made on July 23 in Atlanta, during SNA 2014. 
 
Danny Summers, Executive Vice President of the fund said, "Last year, the Fund awarded a total of $18,000 to twelve students. This year, we expect to again award approximately 12 $1,500 scholarships. We are very proud of our accomplishment in building the Fund over the past 25 years. Since its inception, the fund has awarded $419,000 in scholarships and today the Fund's balance is now over $800,000."
 
Summers added, "We would like to express our appreciation to all our industry for supporting the Fund's growth and development and your willingness to help us spread the word about this beneficial scholarship."
 
Created in 1989 by the Southern Nursery Association (SNA), the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is a 501 (c) 3 charitable foundation providing academic scholarships to students in the 16 southeastern states. 
 
For more information contact the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 801513, Acworth, GA 30101, Tel 678-813-1880, Fax 678-813-1881, www.sbmsef.org, info@sbsmsef.org.