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Horticulture and Natural Resources

TWIP: The Week in Preview

November 18 - 22, 2019


Horticulture ClubThe Horticulture Club is hosting Friendsgiving and cornucopia building on Tuesday, November 19 at 6 p.m. in Throckmorton 2414. Sign up to bring food.


Congratulations E3 Winners! Kolton Dickinson, Tommy King and Tyler Stelter have been awarded an all-expense paid trip to attend the Irrigation Association (IA) Conference and Trade Show in Las Vegas, Dec 1-8. This IA program provides students (E3 learners) with exposure, experience and education that revolves around the irrigation industry.

Scholarship Opportunities

Contact Dr. Lavis with questions regarding scholarships.

The North Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association (NTGCSA) Turfgrass Scholarship offers educational aid to a student currently attending or enrolled in an accredited university and pursuing a degree in Turfgrass Management (or a related field) with the intentions of becoming a golf course superintendent. Awards are funded by the NTGCSA. A total of four scholarships up to $2,500 scholarship will be awarded. Applications will be reviewed by an independent committee consisting of the NTGCSA Scholarship Committee chaired by Kirt Phillips (Dallas Country Club). All decisions of the committee are final. Applicants will be notified by mail of their status by January 31, 2020. All scholarship award checks will be made payable to the applicant at the completion of their internship.
The Garden Club of America and the Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships are open to a single, unaccompanied American college graduate who has earned a BA or BS degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, or a related degree. Selected finalists are required to attend an interview at their own expense and will be notified of the time and place. Due January 15, 2020.

The Kansas Nursery and Landscape Association (KNLA) $500 scholarship will be awarded to one/two students who are enrolled in a Horticulture Program at a Kansas university or community college. The scholarship will be presented during the KNLA Business Meeting at the WESTERN Trade Show in January 2019. Application submission deadline November 30, 2019. Contact Dr. Lavis for an application.

Internship Opportunities

View all Internship Opportunities (PDF) in the full TWIP weekly newsletter.

Employment Opportunities

View all Employment Opportunities (PDF) in the full TWIP weekly newsletter.

Contact Us

Dr. Cathie Lavis

Dr. Cathie Lavis


Kansas State University
Horticulture & Natural Resources
3736 Throckmorton PSC
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-1433
Fx: +1-785-532-6949