Iowa State University Students Awarded 2021-2022 MNLA Foundation Scholarships

Two students in the Horticulture/Landscaping program at Iowa State University recently received a scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Foundation. The MNLA scholarship program recognizes superior students enrolled in horticultural or landscape studies programs at several area colleges and universities. The scholarships are designed and sponsored by MNLA and its member companies to help grow future leaders in the nursery and landscape industry. To be eligible for an MNLA scholarship, applicants must possess a “B” grade average or better, present letters of recommendation from instructors and employers, and submit an essay stating their career goals and objectives. The Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association is the state’s largest green industry trade association with over 1,200 member companies. Members include nurseries, garden centers, landscape contractors, landscape designers, irrigation contractors, commercial flower growers, tree care specialists, professional gardening services, and turf and landscape management professionals. The MNLA Foundation values the work of green industry businesses and strives to Improve the Environment by Investing in Research and Education Growing Minds for a Greener Tomorrow. MNLA member firms proudly Sponsor the following students:

Grace Johnson majoring in Horticulture received the Heidi’s Lifestyle Gardens and Growhaus Nursery and Garden Center sponsored scholarship.

Olivia Liebing majoring in Horticulture received the Bailey Nurseries sponsored scholarship.