Announcing AFE’s 2021 Scholarship Applications!

Announcing AFE’s 2021 Scholarship Applications!

The American Floral Endowment is now accepting applications for 2021 AFE Scholarships

The deadline to apply is May 1st 


Emily Kolbe – University of Wisconsin 2020 Ferris Horticulture Scholarship Recipient

Applications are now being accepted for 24 different scholarships through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). Both undergraduate and graduate students studying floriculture and horticulture are welcome and encourages to submit their applications by the May 1 deadline.

Scholarships range from $500 to $6,000. All supporting students in our industry.

NEW APPLICATION FORMS!  AFE has developed separate application forms for undergraduate scholarships versus graduate scholarships. Please be sure to complete the correct application form. Failure to submit the correct application form will lead to disqualification.

Scholarships are broken down into three categories:

In 2020, the Endowment awarded more than $38,500 in scholarships.

“AFE strives to support the next generation of industry members in any way we can. One of the ways we do this is through awarding scholarships to help ease their financial burdens,” said Greg Royer, Chairman of Royers Flowers & Gifts and AFE Education Committee Chair.

24 scholarships are awarded annually to assist students in pursuing a career in horticulture or floriculture. Scholarships are available for students interested in:

Descriptions of each scholarship, along with the undergraduate and graduate applications and requirements, are available at

Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted by May 1.
To apply online and read about AFE’s 2020 scholarship recipients, visit

Please feel free to share all of AFE’s 2021 Deadlines and Opportunities: