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Applications will be accepted until July 6

The UC Master Gardener Program offers several need-based financial conference scholarships to assist volunteers, leaders and coordinators to attend the 2017 UC Master Gardener Conference taking place Aug. 22- Aug. 25 in Long Beach, Ca. The scholarship fund is made possible by proceeds from the silent auction at the 2014 UC Master Gardener Conference in Yosemite as well as contributions from the statewide UC Master Gardener Program and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Conference Scholarship Levels

Need-based scholarships are divided into four levels:
(Actual registration value $466)

Level 1 - Partial Registration- $147.50 
Level 2 - Partial Registration- $147.50, plus $100 travel reimbursement
Level 3 - Full Registration- $295
Level 4 - Full Registration- $295, plus $200 travel reimbursement



To be eligible for conference scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an active or limited active UC Master Gardener volunteer, leader or coordinator
  • Be unable to attend the 2017 UC Master Gardener Conference Aug. 22- Aug. 25 in Long Beach, Ca. without financial support
  • Submit a completed application (see below)
  • If awarded provide a short testimonials about your conference experience, to assist with program publicity



  • Award recipients will be notified before August 1, 2017
  • Applicants may reserve their spot by registering for the conference, not pay, and write "scholarship applicant" in the comments/questions box


Scholarship Application

Completed applications due Thursday July 6, 2017

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