2021 – 2023 Scholarship VP – Nancy Giffhorn


The Scholarship Committee met at the TGC Fall Board meeting on October 12, 2021 held at TGC Headquarters in Ft. Worth.  We are pleased to announce the following recipients:

Ganga Bratt
Ganga is a student at Texas A & M with a Grade point of 4.00.  His major is Horticultural Science and is hoping to help farmers have access to pertinent information on problems that they might be encountering.  Ganga has been working on farms to understand the process.  He received $1,500 from the Brundett/Sivess Scholarship funds.

Cassie Marie Hutcheson
This young lady won a TGC and NGC Scholarship last year.  She is attending Texas A & M earning her PhD in Plant and soil science.  Her Grade point is a 3.9.  She is currently a teaching assistant and the youngest PhD Student.  We gave her $2,500 from the Ellis/Hendy funds.

Congratulations!   We are proud of your accomplishments.

Congratulations to all our winners and may the applicants for the following semesters continue to apply to Texas Garden Clubs website,, for applications and send the applications to Nancy Giffhorn the VP Scholarships.

Texas Garden Clubs, Inc., gives annual scholarships to Texas resident students who are college-level juniors or above.  The applicant must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be majoring in a field of horticulture.  The fields of horticulture included are floriculture, landscape design, horticulture, botany, biology, plant pathology, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, city floriculture planning, land management and other allied subjects.  Remember!!  The application deadline is October 1 for a scholarship given the following spring/winter semester.

Grants were set up in honor of the following:  Nellie Day Trigg, Bess Buchanan, Florence H. Thomas, Mary Badham Kittel, Hazel Raske, Francis Ellis, and Ethel W. Spears.  These Scholarships are given on a rotating basis in their respective names.  These Scholarships continue to grow as the 315 member clubs give yearly to the Scholarship program thereby increasing the principle.

SCHOLARSHIP FORMS can be found on the FORMS page.


Peggy Moreland
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El Paso, TX 79904
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