August 26, 2015
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Scholarship recipients on stage

Who we are and what we do

Industry leaders who recognized the need for ongoing financial support to advance the interests of the ornamental horticultural sector founded the Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation in 1979. The Foundation's mandate is to ensure a healthy future for the horticultural industry, through financial support of research and scholarships.

Each year, the Foundation makes available a number of scholarships, bursaries and awards available to high school and post secondary students. Please view the brochures below for scholarship criteria and application forms. Applications should be received by June 30.

Horticultural Scholarship Opportunities Brochure

Apply for a scholarship or make a financial contribution to the program.

Adopt A High School Application

For LO member companies who want to sponsor a local high school education program.

Pledge Brochure

Sustain the industry you love.

Landscape Ontario Scholarship recipients for 2014

Each worth $1,000

Casey van Maris Memorial
Jordan Valters, Ridgetown/University of Guelph

High School Program
Lindsey Elise McCain, University of Guelph

Tony DiGiovanni
Amanda Henderson, Humber College

Post Secondary
Stephen Corradino, Seneca College
Scott Ferguson, Humber College
Zac Hertel, St. Clair College
Sharri Honsberger, Fanshawe College
Chadwick Huggett, Fanshawe College
Jonathan Jacques, University of Guelph
Michael Masson, Fanshawe College
Derek McIntosh, Seneca College
George Peacock, Seneca College
Patti Prieur, Fanshawe College
Elizabeth Roy, Humber College
Matt Shushack, University of Guelph
Lingping You, Seneca College

Graduate Research Assistance Program ($6,000)
Tyson Jennett, University of Guelph

The apprenticeship scholarships will not be decided until December.
Two scholarships will not be handed out this year: the John and Ruth Wright Scholarship and the Horst Dickert Memorial Scholarship.
Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation