Cullowhee Conference Scholarships Available: Apply Now!

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The Cullowhee Native Plant Conference returns this July for its 40th anniversary — and if you’re a student, emerging professional, or K-12 teacher in the natural sciences, there are scholarships to be had!

Or: Sound like anyone you know? Please spread the word!

Applications for scholarships are due Sun, April 14th

What you will need in order to complete the scholarship application:

  1. A summary about why attending the Cullowhee Conference would be of value to you, your background/ research goals/ past experience/ current interest or involvement with native plants, and how your attendance would contribute to the conference; 
  2. a Statement of Financial Need; and
  3. the contact information for your Recommendation. Only one recommendation is required. Recommendations should be submitted via the form on the Cullowhee Conference website. Applications without recommendations received by the deadline will be deemed incomplete and considered late. 
    • Students, please submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member in your degree program. 
    • Interns, beginning professionals, and nurserymen/women are asked to provide a letter of recommendation from an adviser, employer, mentor, professional colleague, or client. 
    • Educators are asked for a letter from a fellow educator or their supervisor or principal. 

If a mailing address or a paper application are needed, please email Preston Montague at

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