Millis Garden Club Memorial Scholarship

The Millis Garden Club offers a scholarship to high school seniors who will be college freshmen in the fall and students presently attending accredited colleges and universities.


The scholarship is given in memory of Ken Nichols, a beloved Millis Garden Club member and talented certified arborist.

The dollar amount and number of scholarships offered  varies from year to year, contingent on funding and candidate eligibility.

High school award winners are announced at graduation.  Award checks are disbursed after proof of enrollment is provided.



Scholarships are available for students majoring in:

  • horticulture

  • floriculture

  • landscape design or architecture

  • conservation

  • forestry or agronomy

  • city planning

  • environmental studies

  • land management

  • botany

  • biology

  • renewable energy or allied subjects


Applicants must --

  • have maintained a legal residence in Millis for at least one year,

  • have a minimum “B” average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale),

  • have good character, and

  • have financial need.

2018 winner Bo Calais with Paula Fraser



To be completed by ALL applicants --

Scholarship Application

* Complete ONLY if your school does not

    provide a general scholarship application --

        Scholarship Application - General Form 



A completed application must be submitted by 

April 23.  Mail to --


Millis Garden Club

ATTN:  Scholarship Committee

PO Box 535
Millis, MA  02054

Or email your completed forms here.



Let us know if you have any questions using the contact box below.  

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Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts (GCFM) Scholarships

Approximately 11 different scholarships are offered by the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts (GCFM), the Millis Garden Club's parent organization.  Only one application form is needed to apply for all.  Applications must be received by March 1.  Complete details are available on the GCFM website.

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