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Awards

A number of awards, internal scholarships, industry-based scholarships and bursary opportunities are available to students studying at the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture. Some of these include:

The Brantford Garden Club Bedding Plant Award

Designed to assist two students from the incoming class as their journey begins at the school.

Edward J. Hill NPD ‘48 Memorial Scholarship Award

Awarded to a graduating student who achieves the highest combined mark in Theory of Arboriculture Practice, Urban Arboriculture, and PID V, VI.

Niagara Falls Horticultural Society Award

Awarded to a first year student who achieves the highest combined mark in the first year academic and practical training program.

Niagara Parks Commission General Proficiency Award

Awarded to a graduating student who has made significant contributions to the school while maintaining high overall academic and practical achievement.

Niagara Parks Commission Landscape Design Award

Awarded to a graduating student who achieves the highest total cumulative mark in: Landscape Design Process, Landscape Design Fundamentals, Advanced Landscape Design and Landscape Master Planning.

Norman E. McCollum NPD ‘69 Scholarship

This bursary is awarded to a student finishing their second year of studies to support their horticultural education and assist in covering third year academic expenses.

Randy Lidkea, NPD ‘67 Canadian TREE Fund Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student who achieves the highest combined marks in Theory of Arboriculture Practices and Urban Arboriculture, Tree Climbing & Operations, Principles of Soils and Advanced Horticultural Soils, and Plant Identification IV, V, and VI.

Master Gardeners of Niagara Award

Awarded to a second year student who achieves the highest mark in Fruit and Vegetable Culture and Applied Vegetable Production.

Graduate Recognition Award

Awarded to a graduating student who has exhibited the greatest amount of personal growth and achievement.

The Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society’s Bursary

Awarded to a second year student in good standing with a current GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Beatrice Catharine Martin Scholarship

Awarded to two third year students who each have the highest combined mark in Commercial Greenhouse Production and Tropical Plants.

Ontario Parks Association Student Award of Recognition

Awarded to a graduating student committed to the protection of parks and environment, and dedication to horticulture by respect for green space and natural heritage.

Niagara Parks Commission Botany Award

Awarded to a graduating student who achieves the highest total cumulative mark in: Botany, PlD I, II, III, IV, V, VI and Plant Propagation.

Niagara Parks is committed to protecting the health and safety of all guests and staff. Face coverings are required at all indoor spaces and attractions within Niagara Parks, and proof of vaccination is required at some locations.

Niagara Parks s'engage à protéger la santé et la sécurité de tous ses invités et de son personnel. Des couvre-visages sont requis dans tous les espaces intérieurs et attractions de Niagara Parks et une preuve de vaccination est requise à certains endroits.