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Marie Madison Horticulture Scholarship

The Benton County Master Gardener™ Association has established a scholarship to honor Marie Madison.  Marie served as the Benton County Extension Services Program Assistant for the Master Gardener and Master Woodland programs for 19 years from 1989 to her retirement in 2008. 

Benton County Master Gardeners would like to celebrate the contributions of Marie Madison by providing a scholarship that encourages community service and promotes the academic study of horticulture, botany, and plant science.

The Scholarship

A $1,000 non-renewable scholarship will be awarded.  More than one scholarship may be awarded, depending upon available funds.


The scholarship is open to any college student who:

  • is a matriculated, registered student at Linn-Benton Community College or Oregon State University,

  • has declared a major in botany, horticulture, and/or plant science,

  • has successfully completed at least 24 college credits,

  • has demonstrated interest and involvement in activities that promote sustainable gardening through community service and/or public education. 

Deadline (extended)

All application materials described above must be mailed to The Marie Madison Scholarship Committee at the address listed in application and postmarked by April 13, 2020.

Brochure        (Read this information before completing your application,)

Application   (Use this form to apply for the 2020 Marie Madison Scholarship.)

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