MANTS 2016

January 6 - 8, 2016
Baltimore Convention Center

View the MANTS 2015 Show Summary Press Release, and visit the MANTS  website for further show data/demographics and testimonials. Visit the MANTS Website for MANTS 2016 exhibitor and attendee information.  Be sure to check out the great videos on the MANTS website, as well. 

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Scholarship Opportunities

Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association Ornamental Horticulture Scholarship
In keeping with its mission to promote and provide for the future success of Maryland's ornamental horticulture industry, the Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association shall sponsor academic scholarships to students pursuing an education in the field of landscape/ornamental horticulture. Currently, the MNLA offers two scholarships for $2500 each to students with status of Junior, Senior, or Grad Student, enrolled in horticulture or landscape architecture degree program.

For more details, download the information sheet and application in PDF or Microsoft Word format.

Other Horticulture Scholarships Opportunities

Several scholarships are available through AmericanHort (formerly ANLA), a sister-association of the MNLA. Student scholarships are administered by the Horticulture Research Institute, a division of the ANLA.

Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship
The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship is offered to college students from Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Mr. Akehurst was Executive Secretary of the Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association for over 30 years, and was one of the founders of the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show. Mr. Akehurst was the Executive Vice-President of MANTS for over 30 years. This Carville M. Akehurst Scholarship was established by Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show to honor his memory and life-long commitment to horticulture.

Please visit the HRI Scholarships Page for more details on this scholarship plus several others.

Maryland Agriculture Education Foundation (MAEF)
MAEF offers several student scholarships, including one for the U of Maryland's Institute of Applied Agriculture program. 
Find more information on the MAEF website.

Maryland Greenhouse Growers' Association Scholarship (MGGA)
The MGGA awards annual scholarships to students in a two or four year horticulture program at a community college, state college, or private collage located in Maryland. 
Find more information on the MGGA website.

Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship
The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund was created in 1989 by the Southern Nursery Association to aid students from sixteen southeastern states – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia – seeking a career in horticulture. The scholarship is dedicated to one of the most honored horticultural leaders, the late Sidney B. Meadows, who has been described as one of the industry's great humanitarians.

Please visit the Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship website for more information.