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The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, the National Garden Clubs, Inc., and the Deep South Region are proud to sponsor a variety of youth programs and scholarships. 



High School and College Scholarships 


FFGC College Scholarships ($3,000) 

                      Available to seniors entering college and for all levels of college coursework

                       Must attend a a Florida college/university

                       Course of study must meet garden club objectives

                       Several scholarships available; one per student

Completed application deadline is May 1 Contact Helen Purvis





Deep South Region Scholarship ($3,000)

Available to a Florida student (graduating high school senior entering college), sophomore, junior, or senior attending a college in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, 

Mississippi or Tennessee 

Two awarded yearly to a student residing in a Deep South state

           Completed application form to be received before February 1




   National Garden Clubs, Inc. Scholarships (up to $4,000) 

   Available to junior, senior, or graduate students (not doctoral students)

   Awarded to Florida students attending any accredited college or university within the U.S.

   Two applications accepted from Florida. ~ 35 awarded yearly throughout the U.S.

Applications deadline February 1


To qualify for the scholarships above, the applicant must be a Florida resident, a citizen of the United States, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Applicant must study agriculture, biology, botany, city planning, conservation, ecology, forestry, horticulture, landscape/architecture design, or related fields.


Sales of the Florida Flower Arrangement Calendar benefit the general Scholarship Fund. 

Order the Calendar 


Programs and Scholarships

Contact Helen Purvis for general scholarship information or for Scholarship Endowment contact Jana Walling and see our Donate page for more information regarding levels of contribution.


High School and Intermediate Garden Clubs
Chairman: Pat Sanford

High School Garden Clubs are composed HS Students and have a minimum of 4 members and 5 meetings. Download a Registration Form 


Junior Gardeners
Chairman: Joanne Connor -- 
We Pass-along our Passions through youth programs, either as a single Youth Activity or as a Junior Garden Club.  Junior Garden Clubs consist of 5 or more youth, Pre K - 6th grade, which meet 5 or more times a year.  The Junior Gardeners links contain registration forms for Youth Activities and Junior Garden Clubs, Youth Awards another helpful information for working with our future leaders and garden club members.    


S.E.E.K. - Save the Earth’s Environment through Knowledge
Become One with the Environment at Silver Springs State Park 

S.E.E.K. is FFGC's annual environmental conference for students entering grades 10 - 12

Kayak Silver River - Interpretive Tour, Hiking & Tram Tours, Focus on Wildlife and Silver River Natural History Museum, Garden Tours, Brainstorming Ideas, Networking Night, and more.

Registration Form, Parent Consent Form, Medical Form, Student Information Form, Adult Volunteer Form, Adult Volunteer Agreement, SEEK Student Agreement, Directions and Packing Instructions, Student Registration, S.E.E.K. Flyer      Contact the Registrar



Scholarships Available: Polly Moody Youth Scholarship, Daytona Beach Garden Club Youth Scholarship. The applicant must be enrolled in a Florida high school, entering grades listed above with minimum of “C” average. Student must be sponsored by a garden club or circle. Completed application must be received between January 1 and March 1.   Polly Moody Youth Scholarship Application

Wekiva Youth Camp

The Wekiva Youth Camp began in 1959 as a Junior Nature Camp where garden club volunteers helped to instill a love, concern, and desire to protect the flora and fauna of our beautiful state of Florida. To learn more about Camp Wekiva, go to the website here: Wekiva Youth Camp                            2016 Camp Schedule

Scholarship Available: The Sally Rahm Scholarship for students grades 3 through 8 (1 scholarship)
Pays Wekiva campership but not canteen fees. Student must be sponsored by a garden club or circle.
Completed application must be received between January 1 and March 1.

Wekiva Leadership Training

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