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Scholarship Opportunities for Students to Attend the 2024 IPPS Eastern Region Annual Conference

Scholarship Opportunities for Students to Attend the 2024 IPPS Eastern Region Annual Conference

The IPPS Eastern Region is thrilled to offer scholarships for qualifying students to attend the 2024 Annual Conference in Columbus, OH, from September 24-27, 2024. This prestigious event is an unparalleled opportunity for students to network with top professionals, gain insights from industry experts, and participate in a variety of educational and social activities. Apply Here!

Conference Highlights:

  • Networking Opportunities: Build invaluable relationships with industry leaders and peers from across the country.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tours: Explore local nurseries and botanic gardens for exclusive insights.
  • Educational Sessions: Attend thought-provoking talks by renowned industry experts and business professionals.
  • Poster Session and Plant Auctions: Showcase your research, learn from others, and participate in exciting plant auctions.
  • Social Events: Enjoy dedicated time to socialize and connect with fellow attendees.

Scholarship Details:

  • Coverage: Scholarships cover registration costs for 1, 2, 3, or all 4 days of the conference, valued between $100 and $600.
  • Eligibility: Open to students enrolled in horticulture or plant-related programs who are active Student Members of the IPPS Eastern Region. Membership is free.
  • Application Deadline: August 30, 2024.
  • Notification Date: On or before September 9, 2024.

Additional Information:

  • Travel and Accommodation: Students are responsible for their travel and overnight accommodations. Special hotel rates of $159 USD per night and $4 daily parking are available.
  • Membership Benefits: As an IPPS Eastern Region Student Member, enjoy a monthly electronic newsletter and unlimited downloads from the Combined Proceedings of our worldwide annual conferences.

How to Apply:

  1. Ensure you are an active Student Member of the IPPS Eastern Region. If not, apply for free membership here.
  2. Prepare your application detailing your program of study and interest in attending the conference.
  3. Submit your application by August 30, 2024.

Don’t miss this chance to advance your horticultural career and gain unique insights from the best in the business. Apply early to secure your scholarship!

For more information and to apply, visit our scholarship application page.