This is the second year a collegiate scholarship has been awarded by Founders Garden Club. The scholarship is given annually to a college junior, senior or graduate student who graduates from a high school in the state of Florida and pursues a degree in the Natural Sciences.

The purposes of Founders Garden Club is to stimulate interest in horticulture and the artistic use of plant materials; to promote the protection of trees, shrubs, wildflowers and birds; to encourage civic beautification; to foster education regarding conservation and preservation of natural resources; and to support activities in support of those objectives. Founders Garden Club is a member of The Garden Club of America.

— Submitted by Marsha Thompson