AFE funds paid internships for floriculture and environmental horticulture students each year, and the next application deadline is October 1. Students receive a scholarship upon successful completion of their internships.
The Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program was made possible through a generous gift from Vic & Margaret Ball and allows students to gain experience in commercial production. The program offers paid internships in three, four or six month durations and provides scholarships of up to $6,000.
Ashley Brinegar, a former Ball intern who worked at Welby Gardens in Denver, Colo., was hired after graduating from Texas A&M University and now works there as a grower.
Honoring the late Colonel and Mrs. Walter E. Mosmiller, Jr., the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program provides students pursuing a career in retail or wholesale operations with internship experience. The program offers paid internships in 10-16 week durations and provides scholarships of $2,000.
- Full-time, undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens.
- Must be enrolled in a floriculture/environmental horticulture program at a two- or four-year college or university in the U.S.
- Must maintain a "C" or better GPA.