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Extended Deadlines for 2022: Application Reminder

Extended Deadlines for 2022: Application Reminder

The application deadlines for our Mosmiller Internship and Retail Florist Continued Education Grant have been extended to Thursday, Dec. 15th, 2022!

extended deadline image 1Our Mosmiller Internships offer paid, on-the-job experience to students at floral retail, wholesale, or supplier businesses, along with a $2,000 scholarship upon completion. This program began in 1975 to provide quality professional training for selected, motivated floriculture and environmental horticulture students. Colonel Mosmiller, a past chairman of the Endowment and a former retail florist in Richmond, Va., demonstrated a strong, lifelong interest in professional training and encouraged young people to pursue careers in the floral industry. The Endowment established this program to honor the Mosmillers and express a meaningful extension of their industry dedication. Learn more and apply at endowment.org/mosmillerapp!

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extended deadline image 2Our Retail Florist Continued Education Grant is for florists in the MD, VA, or DC area for continued education to cover travel to industry events, courses, or webinars. This grant was established by Bob and Carol Sharpe, retired third-generation florists from Frederick, Maryland. Like many retailers, Bob and Carol struggled with finding the time to get out of the shop to attend industry events or continue their education. “In an industry where businesses are handed down from generation to generation, continued education is vital for success,” said Bob. Learn more and apply at endowment.org/the-retail-florists-continued-education-grant/!

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Don’t miss your chance to apply for these two great opportunities! Please share with others you know who might be interested.