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Updated: 2024-04-24 10:35:47

Peterborough Horticultural Society Award

Scholarships and Bursaries

Peterborough Horticultural Society Award

Peterborough Horticultural Society (PHS) was established in 1861 and is one of the oldest members of the Ontario Horticultural Association. PHS offers monthly meetings with informative guest speakers workshops, bus trips, Spring and Fall plant sales and judged Flower Shows and a monthly newsletter. The most significant project, initiated in 2001 by the PHS and Master Gardeners, has been the Peterborough Garden Show, held annually over a 3-day period, drawing 8000 visitors, and 150 vendors.

PHS has contributed to a number of community beautification projects in and around Peterborough (revitalizing local parks, a school butterfly garden, local zoo, senior residences, as well as the Kawartha Tourism Visitor Information Centre). In 2001, the scholarship program was established. In addition to annually providing six awards of $1000 each to local students studying horticulture or related programs. In 2008, the PHS Scholarship Committee established a permanent award at Trent University. We have now established a permanent award for Fleming College.

Awarded to a full-time domestic student registered in Urban Forestry, Ecosystem Management Technician or Technology who has a GPA of 3.8 or higher and demonstrates financial need.

* Student must have resided in Ontario for twelve months prior to beginning their post-secondary studies.


Estimated Value

2 available in the Winter semester

Applying is Easy

Registered students with an active timetable are able to apply for all bursaries that are administered by the college though our single on-line bursary application.

By completing this application, you will be considered for all college-administered bursaries and scholarships for which you are eligible. To apply, log into myCampus (the student portal), and go to the Student Centre section. The Apply Now! button will open the on-line application as long as you have a valid SIN on file. If you do not have a valid SIN on file, you are required to provide proof of SIN (any government issued document with your name and SIN) and government issued photo-id at the Registrar's Office so your record may be updated. Please note that bursary applications will not be evaluated until after the application deadline date.

Financial Aid Contacts:


(705) 749-5530 ext. 1616

Claudia Byers
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1166

Debbie McEachern
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1669

Alannah Kennedy
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1176

Amy D’Silva
Frost Campus (Lindsay)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 3302

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