RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association has awarded scholarships to three students through the NCNLA Horticulture Scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Committed to recognizing and rewarding future industry leaders around the state, NCNLA developed the NCNLA Horticulture Scholarship to provide full-time students enrolled in two- or four-year horticulture programs the opportunity to receive education financial assistance.

This year’s recipients of the NCNLA Horticulture Scholarship are:

Scholarship recipients are determined through a competitive application process, administered by the NCNLA board of directors. Applicants are evaluated by numerous factors including scholastic aptitude and industry potential. Work experience within the industry, leadership ability and financial need are also considered when determining scholarship winners.