Deep South Garden Clubs Scholarship Information

DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. hereinafter referred to as: DSGC

The 2019-2020 Complete 12 Page Scholarship Brochure can be found on the DSGC Web site.

The Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Program offers financial aid to a qualified Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., student majoring in any garden or environmental related subject and enrolled in an accredited college or university.

Two (2) scholarships, in the amount of $3,500.00 each are available annually. One-year scholarships are available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree. Sophomores may make application for their junior year. The college/university must be accredited and listed in the official Website of the U.S. Department of Education. The annual grant is dispersed to the designated school by August 15th .

Students in each DSGC Member State are eligible to apply to their state’s DSGC Scholarship Chairman. The completed application must be sent to the State Garden Club Chairman for the state in which the applicant is a legal resident, even if the student is attending an out-of-the state school, to be received no later than February 1st.

The complete Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Brochure is available on the DSGC Web site’s forms page or contact your State Chairman.

STATE GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMEN

ALABAMA

Nell Copeland, 1371 Meriwether Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117
E-mail: ncopeland5862@gmail.com

FLORIDA

Helen Purvis, 2111 Olivia Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32309-6161
E-mail: jpurvis77@comcast.net

GEORGIA

Susan Turner, 3380 Glencree, Conyers, GA 30012
E-mail: glencree@bellsouth.net

LOUISIANA

Pam Langley, 1750 Bilbo St, Lake Charles, LA 70601
E-mail: pamxyz@bellsouth.net

MISSISSIPPI

Ann Chiles, 12 Tally Ho Dr, Starkville, MS 39759
E-mail: annchiles@bellsouth.net

TENNESSEE

Valerie Tipps, 902 West Brow Rd, Lookout Mountain, TN 37350
E-mail: tippstfgc@gmail.com


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (DSGC)
CONTENTS OF SCHOLARSHIP BROCHURE

APPLICATION FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020

Application and Accompanying Materials Due February 1, 2019
To Your State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman

Page 1 -Contents of the DSGC Scholarship Brochure

Page 2 -Summary of the DSGC Scholarship Program

Pages 3-4 -Scholarship Program – Application Information

Page 5 -Guidelines For State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen

Page 6 -Checklist For Use By State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen

Page 7 -Requirements For Student’s Preparation of Scholarship Application

Pages 8-11 -Guidelines For College/University Financial Aid Officers Administering
The Grant

Page 8 – General Information
Page 9 – Procedures and Requirements
Page 10 – Application Form
Page 11 – Financial Aid Form
Page 12 -State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen


YOUR STATE GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN IS:

Name:___________________________________________________________________________

Address:_________________________________________________________________________

Phone:_________________________ 

E-mail:________________________________________________


YOUR DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN IS:

Name: Mary W. Summerville                                                                               

Address: P.O. Box 680636, Fort Payne, Alabama 35968-1607                           

Phone: 256-845-4440            E-mail: msummer1@att.net                                   


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (DSGC)

SUMMARY OF DSGC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

IMPORTANT: STATE SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMEN: IF your state does not have a scholarship
applicant, please notify the DSGC Chairman immediately. (See Checklist in this brochure).

l: SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS:
All scholarships offered by Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., hereinafter referred to as DSGC, are advanced one-year grants, which are available to Junior, Senior and Graduate Students. Applications may be made by sophomores for grants to be awarded for the junior year. No doctoral students may apply.

Two (2) advanced annual scholarships will be available in 2019 for the academic year of 2019-2020, in the amount of $3,500.00.

ll: PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
DSGC is proud of its scholarship program, which offers financial aid to students and promotes study in the Agriculture Education, Horticulture (inc. Fruit Science/Environmental/Communications), Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Biology, Plant Pathology/Science, Forestry, Agronomy, Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior, etc.), Economics, Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, Law, etc.). City (Rural & Urban) Planning, Wildlife Science, Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects. Applicants must be majoring in one of these fields of study with a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture. The DSGC Scholarship Committee must grant approval for application to be made in any major other than the ones listed.

III: TERMS UNDER WHICH SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED:
1) Applications must be submitted on the required application form with all required additional information attached (refer to scholarship brochure).

2) Applications must be mailed to the State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman for the state in which the applicant is a legal resident. A listing of State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen is found in this brochure. The appropriate State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen must receive all applications no later than February 1, 2019. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

3) All applications received by a State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman will be judged by that Chairman and committee in order to choose one winning application. The DSGC Scholarship Committee will consider only one application from each state.

4) Applicants must have at least a 3.25 GPA (on a 4.0-point scale) in order to apply. A complete official academic transcript, that includes the latest grading period, must be included. The applicant must be a full time student as defined by DSGC (12 graded hours of classes for an under graduate and 9 graded hours for postgraduate students.) Graduate students must also submit complete transcripts for undergraduate courses.

5) Applicants must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues,
floral design or horticulture.

FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, please contact the DSGC Scholarship Chairman:

Mary W. Summerville
P.O. Box 680636
Fort Payne, Alabama 35968-1607

256-845-4440 msummer1@att.net


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (DSGC)
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
APPLICATION FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020
DEADLINE: February 1, 2019

Details of the Award

  •  Two (2) college scholarships are available annually, in the amount of $3,500.00.
  •  One-year scholarships are available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree.
  • Sophomores may make application for their junior year.
  • College/University must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education  http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx

Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.
  • International or Foreign Exchange Students are not eligible.
  • Doctoral program students are not eligible.
  • Must be attending school full-time as defined by DSGC:
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded hours of classes.
  • Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded hours of classes.
  • Study abroad on fellowships or internships are not eligible; funds may be applied to studies overseas provided that the study is a condition of the recipient’s degree plan and that payment continues to be made to the accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture.

* Agronomy * Plant Pathology/Science
* Agriculture Education * City (Rural & Urban) Planning
* Floriculture * Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology
* Horticulture * Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental,
* Landscape Design Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)
* Botany, Biology * Environmental Conservation (inc. Engineering, etc.)
* Forestry * Land Management and/or other related or allied
* Wildlife Science subjects

Selection Criteria

  • All applications received by a State Garden Club Chairman will be judged by that Chairman and committee in order to choose one winning application.
  • After judging has been completed at the state level, the DSGC Scholarship Chairman will receive the applications by February 25 th for judging.
  • The DSGC Scholarship Committee will consider only one (1) application per state.

The following Scale of Points will be used for the evaluation of each application:

Academic Record 40%
Applicant’s Letter 30%
Listing of Honors/Extracurricular 10%
Activities/Work Experience
Financial Need 15%
Recommendations 5%

  • Applications are evaluated and winners chosen by the Deep South Garden Clubs Scholarship Committee, which consists of the committee appointed by the Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Director.
  • Final judging takes place just prior to the Annual DSGC Convention.
  • Winners are announced during the DSGC Convention. The chairman will notify all applicants in writing of the committee’s decision immediately following the judging.

Description of Funds
  • Checks for the winning applicant’s scholarship will be mailed in August from the DSGC Treasurer to the Financial Aid Office of the institution at which the student is enrolled. No funds will be sent directly to the student.
  • All funds will be distributed by the Financial Aid Office according to the particular school’s term-system, unless the student has only one term remaining before completion of the degree.
  • In the event of a change in a student’s major to one other than those listed above, or if the student withdraws from school; the balance of the funds must be returned to the Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc.
  • The student and Financial Aid Officer will determine how the money is to be spent: tuition, food, housing, books, etc.
Application Procedure

The following documents must be submitted:
1. DSGC Scholarship Application Form
2: Financial Aid Form
3: Complete official academic transcripts
4: Letter from applicant
5: List of extracurricular activities, honors, recognitions received within the last three years
6: Three letters of recommendation
  • All of the documents must be mailed by the applicant in one large envelope. Do not place the documents in page protectors, in any sort of permanent binder, or staple the pages.
  • Applications must be mailed to the State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman for the state in which the applicant is a legal resident, even if the student is attending an out-of-state school. A list of State Garden Club Chairmen is at the end of the application. DEADLINE: Received by February 1st.
  • No applications should be sent to the DSGC Scholarship Chairman.
  • When a student reapplies for a scholarship (whether the applicant is or is not a previous winner) a complete new and updated application must be submitted.
Instructions for Filling out Application
All forms must be typed or computer generated.

Application Form
*DSGC Application Form must be used All fields completed

Financial Aid Form 
*Must be completed with all questions answered  
*Signed by student and Financial Aid Officer
*If Financial Aid Information is not available before the application deadline, information from the previous academic year may be used with the notation that it is an estimate based on the previous year

Transcripts 
*Official academic transcripts
*Transcripts must include the latest grading period
*Graduate students must include undergraduate transcripts

Letter Limit – 2 Pages 
*Discuss background, future goals, financial need, future career goals

List of Activities Limit – 2 Pages 
*List to include only items for the last 3 years
*Students returning to school after an absence can list work experience and activities

Letters of Recommendation – 3 letters - Limit 1 page each 
*Discuss scholastic ability, personal character, work-related experience


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (DSGC)
GUIDELINES for State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen

Applications
  • Since the DSGC Scholarship Application is available for downloading from the Deep South Garden Club, Inc. Web site www.dsgardenclubs.com, you may receive phone calls and/or E-mails from students asking questions about the program and its requirements.
  • Copies of the DSGC Scholarship Application may be furnished to colleges and universities in each state for the use of Financial Aid Officers at those institutions and by student applicants. However, a more cost efficient and environmentally-friendly method would be to send a letter to those institutions informing them of the availability of this scholarship and refer them to the DSGC Web site for downloading the application.
  • Applications must be mailed to the State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman for the state in which the applicant is a legal resident, even if the student is attending an out-of-state school.
  • When a student reapplies for a scholarship (whether the applicant is or is not a previous winner), a complete new and updated application must be submitted.
  • The following documents must be submitted:
1: DSGC Scholarship Application Form
2: Financial Aid Form
3: Complete official academic transcripts
4: Letter from applicant
5: List of extracurricular activities, honors, recognitions received
6: Three letters of recommendation.

NOTE: If your state does not have a scholarship applicant, please notify the DSGC Scholarship Chairman by regular mail or E-mail.

Judging Procedures
  • All applications received will be judged by the State Garden Club Chairman and a committee in order to choose ONE winning application. The DSGC Scholarship Chairman will consider only one application per state.
  • Copies of applications will be shredded after judging.
  • The judging committee must be familiar with these items as stated in the application:
1: Eligibility requirements
2: Application procedure
  • The following Scale of Points will be used for the evaluation of each application by the DSGC Scholarship Committee:

Academic Record 40%
Applicant’s Letter 30%
Listing of Honors/Extracurricular
Activities/Work Experience 10%
Financial Need 15%
Recommendations 5%


Instructions for Sending Application to DSGC Scholarship Chairman
  • DEADLINE: Postmarked so as to be received February 25 by the DSGC Scholarship Chairman
  • Mail the APPLICATION and the CHECKLIST to the DSGC Scholarship Chairman with NO SIGNATURE required for delivery. You may use Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation, which does not require a signature.
  • 2019-2020 DSGC Scholarship Chairman
Mary W. Summerville
P.O. Box 680636
Fort Payne, AL 35968-1607 msummer1@att.net

Notification of Winners
  • Winners are announced during the Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Annual Convention each spring.
  • The DSGC Scholarship Chairman will notify all applicants in writing of the committee’s decision after the DSGC Convention, with a copy to the State Scholarship Chairman.

CHECKLIST OF REQUIRED ITEMS IN THE APPLICATION

Please complete this form and return it with the other required application materials to the
DSGC Scholarship Chairman postmarked to be received no later than February 25, 2019-2020 DSGC Scholarship Chairman:

Mary W. Summerville
P.O. Box 680636
Fort Payne, AL 35968-1607

State____________________________________________________________

Student Name_____________________________________________________

DOCUMENT  

1. Application Form - Limit 1 Page                         

REQUIRED ITEMS Yes No

*DSGC Application Form must be used________________________________
*Typed or computer generated_______________________________________
*All fields completed_______________________________________________
*GPA 3.25 or higher________________________________________________
*Legal resident of your state_________________________________________
*Required Academic Major__________________________________________
*Planning career in required field_____________________________________
*Not currently a college freshman; check the transcripts to see if
the correct number of semesters of courses have been taken to
qualify them for their status; sometimes not the PRESENT status
is checked but the status of what they will be when they use the
scholarship_______________________________________________________

2. Financial Aid Form - Limit 1 Page

REQUIRED ITEMS Yes No

*Typed or computer generated_______________________________________
*Must be complete with all questions answered. If Financial Aid In-
formation is not available before the application deadline, informa-
tion from the previous academic year may be used with the notation
that it is an estimate based on the previous year_________________________
*Signature of Student______________________________________________
*Signature of Financial Aid Officer___________________________________

3. Transcripts - Limit 1 Page

REQUIRED ITEMS Yes No

*Official academic transcripts______________________________________
*Transcripts must include the latest grading period______________________
*Graduate students must include undergraduate transcripts_______________

4. Personal Letter - Limit 2 Pages

REQUIRED ITEMS Yes No

*Typed or computer generated_______________________________________
*Discuss background, financial need__________________________________
*Discuss future goals – required career path____________________________

5. List of Activities - Limit 2 Pages

REQUIRED ITEMS Yes No

*Typed or computer generated_______________________________________
*Extracurricular activities, honors, recognitions, awards received
within the last 3 years______________________________________________
*Students returning to school after an absence can list work
experience and activities_____________________________________________

6. Letters of Recommendation (3) - Limit 1 Page each 

REQUIRED ITEMS Yes No

*Typed or computer generated_______________________________________
*Discuss scholastic ability, personal character, work-related
experience of applicant______________________________________________

STATE SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN’S
SIGNATURE______________________________________________________


REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT’S PREPARATION OF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. is offering two, one-year advanced scholarship for the 2019-2020
academic year, in the amount of $3,500.00.

1) These scholarships are available for juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree. Sophomores may make applications for the junior year. Doctoral program students are not eligible.

2) Applicants must major in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Biology, Forestry, Agronomy, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, City Planning, Land Management and/or other allied subjects. Approval must be granted by the DSGC Scholarship Committee for consideration of any field of study not listed in the Scholarship Program.

3) Applicants must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture.

4) All of the following required materials must be mailed by the student as one complete packet. Nothing on this list should be sent to the State or DSGC Scholarship Chairman as separate mailings. All materials must be included, as listed. No exceptions will be made. Do not submit applications in any sort of permanent binder. Do not use page protectors. Application should consist of all required materials, not stapled together so they may be easily taken apart for making copies.

a. Application Form, (see page 10 of this brochure), must be typed or computer generated and
must be complete. No handwritten applications, please.

b. Complete official academic transcripts for all courses taken. Graduate students must also include
transcripts for undergraduate courses. Transcripts must include latest grading period, minimum
3.25 GPA required (on 4.0 scale). GPA’s must reflect grading periods when the student is enrolled
for a minimum of 12 hours (undergraduate student) or 9 hours (graduate student).

c. Letter from Applicant. Discuss goals, background, financial need, and personal commitment to  career choice. Limited to two typed or computer generated pages. The Committee will not consider  additional pages or other materials.

d. List of extracurricular activities/honors received. This should be submitted on a separate sheet of  paper, not included within the body of applicant’s letter. Students returning to complete (after an absence of time) an advanced academic education or changing careers should describe their work experience and any extracurricular activities during their absence from academia.

e. Financial Aid Form (see page 11 of this brochure), must be complete, with all questions          answered, and signed by both student and Financial Aid Officer.

f. Three letters of recommendation, which discuss scholastic ability, personal character, work-related
experience of applicant. (Each limited to one typed or computer generated page).
No more than 3 letters of one page each will be considered.

5) Applications must be mailed to the State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman for the State in    which the applicant is a legal resident, even if the student is attending an out-of-state school. A student may attend the school of his/her choice in any state if that school is an accredited college or university. See page 12 of this brochure for listing of all State Garden Club Scholarship Chairmen.

6) The State Garden Club Scholarship Chairman must receive all application materials on or before
February 1, 2019. No application received after that date will be considered. No materials should be sent directly to the Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Chairman.


GUIDELINES FOR COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
ADMINISTERING THE GRANT

GENERAL INFORMATION

1) Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. will offer two (2) annual advanced scholarships to junior, senior
or graduate students in the amount of $3,500.00 for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

2) All applicants must major in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Biology,
Forestry, Agronomy, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, City Planning,
Land Management and/or other allied subjects. (See page 9 of this brochure for possible areas
of study). Approval must be granted by the DSGC Scholarship Committee for consideration of
study not specifically listed.

3) Funds may be dispersed only to students who are attending school full time as defined by DSGC,
i.e., 12-graded class hours for under graduate or 9 graded class hours for graduate students. No
doctoral program students may apply.

4) After the scholarship grant has been submitted to the college or university of the student’s
choice, it cannot be transferred to another college or university.

5) In the event of a change in the student’s major to one other than those listed, or if the student
withdraws from school, the balance of the grant funds must be returned to:

Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc.
10112 Bluff Drive
Huntsville, AL 35803

6) Grants are to be disbursed from the Financial Aid Office of the college or university the student
is attending. Checks will not be sent directly to students from DSGC. Funds will be disbursed ac-
cording to the particular school’s term-system, such as Semester: $1,750 per semester; Trimester:
$1,167 per trimester; Quarter: $875.00 per quarter.

7) The student and Financial Aid Officer will determine how the money is to be spent: tuition, food,
housing, books, etc. The form (see brochure) must be signed by both Financial Aid Officer and
by the student making the application. All questions on the form must be answered.

8) The applications for DSGC Sholarships must be sent to the STATE GARDEN CLUB SCHOLAR-
SHIP CHAIRMAN for the state in which the student is a legal resident, and not sent to the DSGC
Scholarship Chairman. (See page 12 of this brochure for State Garden Club Scholarship Chair-
men).

YOUR STATE GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN IS:

Name_______________________________________________________________________

Address______________________________________________________________________

Phone___________________________ E-mail_______________________________________


GUIDELINES FOR COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
ADMINISTERING THE SCHOLARSHIP

PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS

l. Scholarship funds are to be sent to the Financial Aid Office of the college or university the student
is attending. Checks will not be sent directly to students from DSGC. Funds will be disbursed
according to the particular school’s term-system, unless the student has only one term remaining
before the completion of the degree.

2. Funds may be disbursed only to students who are attending school full-time as defined by DSGC:
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 graded hours of classes.
  • Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded hours of classes.
No doctoral program students are eligible.

3. Funds may be applied to studies overseas provided that the study is a condition of the recipient’s
degree plan and that payment continues to be made to the accredited U.S. college or university.

4. The student and Financial Aid Officer will determine how the money is to be spent: tuition, food,
housing, books, etc.

5. After the scholarship funds have been submitted to the college or university of the student’s
choice, it cannot be transferred to another college or university.

6. All applicants must major in one of the following fields of study:

* Agriculture Education * Habitat or Forest Systems Ecology
* Floriculture * Horticulture
* Landscape Design * Environmental Concerns (Management:
* Botany, Biology Environmental, Horticulture
* Plant Pathology/Science Resource/Environmental Behavior)
* Forestry * Environmental Conservation (inc.
* Agronomy Engineering, Law, etc.)
* Wildlife Science * Land Management and/or other related or
* City (Rural & Urban) Planning allied subjects

7. In the event of a change in the student’s major to one other than those listed above, or if the
student withdraws from school, the balance of the scholarship funds must be returned to:

Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc.
10112 Bluff Drive
Huntsville, AL 35803

The Scholarship Application of Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. is available on the

Web site:
www.dsgardenclubs.com


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (DSGC)

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM 2019-2020
(Type or Computer Generated)


Full Name___________________________________________________________________

Date of Birth (Month/Year)_______________Female_____Male_____Marital Status_______

Home (Legal) Address___________________________________________________________

City_________________________State_____Zip____________Phone____________________

E-mail________________________________________Cell Phone_______________________

College/University______________________________________________________________

Department Enrolled____________________________________________________________

Major___________________________________Minor________________________________

CURRENT GRADE LEVEL AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

Sophomore_________________ Junior__________________Senior______________________

 Fifth Year Landscape Architect___________________Graduate Student________________

CURRENT CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE_____________________________

College(s) Previously Attended____________________________________________________

Dates______________________________________Previous GPA_______________________

When do you expect to graduate?__________________Degree_________________________

Occupational Objective After Graduation__________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________

Name of Financial Officer________________________________________________________

Address_______________________________________________________________________

Phone__________________________E-mail_________________________________________

STUDENT’S SIGNATURE_____________________________________Date_____________

SUBMIT THIS FORM WITH THE OTHER REQUIRED ITEMS TO THE SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN OF YOUR STATE

DEADLINE: To be received no later than FEBRUARY 1, 2019


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (DSGC)
SCHOLARSHIP FINANCIAL AID FORM 2019-2020

ANTICIPATED SOURCES OF FUNDS: Please use the following form to show all (including scholarships other than anticipated one from DSGC), assistantships, educational insurance policies, etc., as well as all projected costs involved for attending college in the 2019-2020 school year. It is not required that projected resources and expenditures balance.

NOTE: If FAFSA information is not available before the application deadline, information from the previous academic year may be used with the notation that it is an estimate based on the previous year.
  • This form must be completed and SIGNED by both the Financial Aid Officer and by the student making the application.
  • ALL questions on the form must be answered since actual financial need is one of the determining factors in the awarding of scholarships.
  • The student and Financial Aid Officer will determine how the money may be spent: tuition, food, housing, books, etc.
  • The student must mail this form, along with other required application materials, to the State Garden Club
Scholarship Chairman of the state in which he/she is a legal resident. Please do not mail directly to the Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarship Chairman.

ANTICIPATED FUNDS                                             PROJECTED EXPENDITURES

__________ From parent or relative                            __________Tuition and Fees
__________ From personal savings                             _________ Housing
__________ Educational Insurance Policies                __________ Board
__________ School-year earnings                               __________ Books/Supplies
__________ Grants/Scholarships                                 __________ Clothing/Laundry
__________ Loans                                                       __________ Transportation
__________ Other:                                                       __________ Other:
_____________________________________ _____________________________________

__________ Total Funds Available                              __________ Total Expenses

FINANCIAL AID OFFICER:
Is this student eligible for receiving financial aid at your institution?

Grants/Scholarships: Yes______ No______
Student Loans: Yes______ No______

Has this student applied for financial aid at your institution? Yes_______ No_______

FINANCIAL AID OFFICER’S SIGNATURE________________________________________

PRINTED NAME______________________________________________________________

ADDRESS____________________________________________________________________

CITY/STATE/ZIP CODE________________________________________________________

PHONE________________________FAX____________________________DATE__________

This information will be held in strictest confidence. It will be made available only to appropriate officials of the college/university and to the members of the DSGC Scholarship Committee.

THIS WILL AUTHORIZE THE RELEASE OF MY FINANCIAL NEED FORM to:
Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc.

STUDENT’S SIGNATURE_______________________________________________________

DATE________________________COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY____________________________