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Horticulture and Natural Resources

TWIP: The Week in Preview

April 22 - 26, 2019


Tuesday, April 23, at 6:00 pm, Epic Landscape is coming to Hort Club.  Come enjoy a meal and hear about upcoming elections!  All active members should consider becoming a Hort Club officer.


Would you like a personalized paver on the horticulture patio walkway hosting your name and graduating year? If so, these are available for purchase. Students pay $35.00, the cost of the paver and the engraving. Graduates pay $50.00. Fill out the attached form and send it to clavis@ksu.edu.
Arboriculture students are hosting Tree Campus Events this week. Tree plantings and Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Education—t-shirts are available for purchase, if you'd like one. This year's shirt has a green EAB on the back. Purple Tree Campus ball caps are available for $16.00 each. Contact Dr. Lavis, clavis@ksu.edu if interested.

Scholarship Opportunities

Contact Dr. Lavis with questions regarding scholarships: clavis@ksu.edu

The JOHNSON COUNTY K-STATE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION $3000 MASTER GARDENER SCHOLARSHIP. This application must be submitted to the Johnson County Extension Master Gardener Advisory Board by May 15, 2019. Contact Dr. Lavis for the application.

The Topeka Daylily Society is offering a $500. scholarship, due date is May 1. Contact Dr. Lavis for application details.

The American Floral Endowment is currently accepting applications for 2019 AFE Scholarships. The application deadline is May 1.  https://endowment.org/scholarships/

The International Plant Propagators' Society (IPPS) announces their scholarship application. IPPS is an international association of plant production professionals, academics and students. IPPS provides a forum for sharing plant production knowledge to enhance the professionalism, knowledge and skills of its members. The IPPS Eastern Region Foundation was created in 2004 to support research and education in ornamental horticulture. Through the generosity of many donors the Foundation is pleased to offer academic scholarships for the first time. In 2019 we are offering two $2,000 scholarships to students working towards towards a two-year, four-year, or graduate-level degree in horticulture or a related field. Students must have completed at least two semesters (terms) by the end of the Spring 2019 semester. The deadline for submitting the application is June 1, 2019. Students who are awarded a scholarship will be notified this summer. Students can apply here: IPPS-ER Foundation Academic Scholarship Application.

Internship Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities

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Contact Information

Cathie Lavis - Professor
Kansas State University
Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
3736 Throckmorton Plant Science Center
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-1433 FAX: 785-532-6949