Student Conference Scholarships

The IPPS Eastern Region is pleased to offer scholarships for qualifying students to cover registration costs for the 2017 Annual Conference being held in Grand Rapids, MI from October 11-14. Students may apply for a scholarship to attend for 1,2,3 or all 4 days of the event. The deadline for application is May 1, 2017. Students will be notified by June 15th if they are selected to receive a scholarship.  

The annual conference is a fantastic opportunity to network and build invaluable relationships with the best in the business from across the country. The four day conference consists of behind-the-scenes-tours to local nurseries and botanic gardens as well as an educational session of thought-provoking talks by industry experts and business professionals. A poster session, plant auctions and time to socialize round out the event.

A limited number of student scholarships are available. The estimated value of the scholarships varies from $50 to $250 depending on the length of attendance. This is not a cash award but a complimentary registration. Students are responsible for their own travel and overnight accommodations.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Candidate must be enrolled in a horticulture or other plant-related program of study and be an active student at the time of the conference.
  • Candidate must fill out the application in its entirety, including a faculty reference.
  • Candidate must be a Student Member of the IPPS Eastern Region. Student membership is free - click HERE to join. IPPS members receive a monthly electronic newsletter plus unlimited downloads from the Combined Proceedings of our worldwide annual conferences.  

APPLY HERE