Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee Scholarship

The Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee (PPSMT) is proud to offer scholarships to college students studying horticulture or a related subject area.

Both Undergraduate and Graduate students are eligible to apply. Applicants must be majoring or minoring in horticulture, landscaping, landscape design, landscape architecture or other appropriate agriculture fields. An interest in a career in perennials is preferred but not required. Applicant must have a minimum 3.00 GPA.

Applications must be postmarked on or before June 15th. You can complete the application by downloading the application form from!scholarships/c1o6f. In addition to completing the PPS Scholarship Application, applicants must submit the information listed below:
1) Statement of Purpose – On a separate sheet of paper, state why you wish to pursue a career in horticulture. Describe your
career goals and how a scholarship will help you meet them. Include your interest and work or study with herbaceous perennials.
2) College or High School Transcripts – Please include a copy of your official college or high school transcript.
3) Recommendation Letters – 3 letters of recommendation, including one from an academic advisor or teacher explaining your
interest in horticulture and perennials should be included with the application form.

Scholarship recipients will be required to make a presentation to the Perennial Plant society on their studies.

Each scholarship recipient will receive $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester) for successful college work. Scholarships may be renewed for one additional year upon reapplication.

If you have questions, call the Scholarship Chair, Mila Truan at (615) 385-2090 or email her at:

Completed application should be mailed to:
Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee
ATTN: Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 120044
Nashville, TN 37212-0044

$2,000; 1 year award (2 semesters)