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Applicants must meet all the following criteria:

·         Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the                        United States.

·         Must be from Nebraska and attending a Nebraska                                    university/college.

·         International or Foreign Exchange Students are not eligible.

·         Doctoral program students are not eligible.

·         Must be attending school full-time as defined by FGCN

o    Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12           graded hours of classes.

o    Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 graded           hours of classes.

·      Study abroad on fellowships or internships are not eligible

·       Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale).

·       Must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape                    design, environmental issues, floral design, or horticulture.

·         Must be majoring in one of the following fields of study:

o    Agronomy

o    Agriculture Education

o    Entomology

o    Floriculture

o    Horticulture

o    Landscape Design

o    Botany, Biology

o    Forestry

o    Wildlife Science

o    Plant Pathology/Science

o    City (Rural & Urban) Planning

o    Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology

o    Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior)

o    Environmental Conservation (including Engineering)

o    Land Management and/or other related or allied subjects.

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