February 10, 2011

The RHS Interchange Fellowship for American and UK Students

The RHS Interchange Fellowship

Course(s) Offered: Horticulture
Course Level: Masters, Internship
Employer: RHS, GCA
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is pleased to partner The Garden Club of America (GCA) in a unique scholarship which sets out to develop the horticultural leaders of the future.

The RHS Interchange Fellowship for American Students is for studying at leading horticultural centres in the UK. An American student spends a year working and studying at leading horticultural centres in the UK.


Eligible groups
Only American students

Participating Institutions
Accredited institutions in the USA and a range of prestige public gardens in the USA.
Several accredited leading horticultural centres in the UK.

Fields of study
Graduate level courses and internships in Horticulture

Number of awards
One award will be given

Sponsorship duration
A one year of post graduate study or a period of non-academic practical work placement

Scholarship benefits
This scholarship offers financial aid towards either a year of post graduate study in the United States or a non-academic practical work placement (introduced in 2009) at a range of prestige public gardens.

The programme is an exchange fellowship, sponsored jointly by the GCA in the United States and the RHS in the United Kingdom.

The association of the Interchange Fellowship with the Royal Horticultural Society provides the opportunity for the American scholars to make a wide variety of contacts through the longstanding wealth of experience that the RHS has established within British and International Horticulture.

Method of Application
To apply, please visit the official website through the link provided below.

The deadline for submission of all documents is 31st October 2011

The RHS is passionate about gardening and horticulture and would want to share the best in gardening with everyone. They are driven by a sheer love of plants and the belief that gardeners make the world a better place - this underpins all they do.

The RHS are encouraging the next generation to learn more about gardening - our gardens make great classrooms.

Application Deadline: 31 October 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in the USA for Students

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