The Clatsop County Master Gardeners offer a scholarship for students with an interest in horticulture. The deadline to apply is April 8.

The scholarship, in the amount of $500 to $1,000, recognizes an outstanding student who expresses an interest in forestry, plant biology, agriculture, landscape architecture and design, floristry, landscape maintenance, education or earth sciences.

Applicants must be home-schooled students or graduating seniors from a Clatsop County school, planning to attend a community college, vocational or technical school or a four-year college or university and achieving a college degree, license or certification.

Applications are available at the Oregon State University Extension Office, 2001 Marine Drive, Room 210, Astoria or by calling (503) 325-8573.

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