'The Scholarship Committee of the Salem Garden Club is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 SGC $1000 scholarship. Christopher Barnes is a 2020 graduate of Salem High School. He will be attending the University of Rhode Island and plans to major in Agriculture and Fisheries Technologies. He has completed 149 hours of community service including National Honor Society Park Cleanups, Peer Tutoring, volunteering with church garden work, as well as a number of internships including one at the New England Aquarium. Chris already has acquired a long list of accomplishments. We wish Chris the best as he continues his education in the fall.

Barbara McLaughlin - Salem Garden Club Scholarship Chair

Applications for the Salem Garden Club $1000 scholarship must be received by May 1st of the current year for consideration. Any high school senior, graduate, or current college student, who is a resident of Salem and who will be pursuing (or is currently pursuing) further education in one or more of the following areas of study: Horticulture, Floriculture, Ecology, Botany, Geography, Earth Science, Land Management/Design, Conservation, Environmental Science or another allied field is encouraged to apply.

Recipients of the Salem Garden Club Scholarship must meet the following requirements:

  • Student must be a Salem resident
  • Student will be pursuing (or is currently pursuing further education in one of the fields listed above or a related field)
  • Application must be completed and submitted and mailed to:

Barbara McLaughlin

13 Lynn Street

Salem, MA 01970

Information must be completed and received no later than May 1st of each year.

Scholarship Application: