As a group dedicated to the purpose of studying and actively sharing horticulture history, and the use of herbs, we have been pleased to offer annual scholarships to students active within the study of horticulture or a related field.  Our scholarships are awarded to students living in the Heartland area of Pennsylvania, which includes: Berks, Montgomery, Chester, York, Schuylkill, Lancaster, Columbia, Lehigh and Lebanon counties.  The applicant must be a third or fourth year student within the study of horticulture or a related field. 


We have awarded 25 scholarships since 1992. Below is a list of recent recipients:

2019 - $1,500 awarded to Alicia M. Stitzel, Pennsylvania State Univiersity

2019 - $1,500 awarded to Nicole Guise, Pennsylvania State University

2018 - $2,000 awarded to Dylan Schoemaker, Penn State University

2018 - $1,000 awarded to Nicholas Tornambe, Temple University, Ambler

2017 - $2,000 awarded to Hannah Maakestad, Temple University

​2016 - $1,500 awarded to Ila Jeanette Outerbridge, Temple University.

2015 - $1,500 awarded to Katherine Beekman, Delaware Valley University.


Please Note: Scholarship applications must be received by April 1 of each year.




Scholarship Committee Contact Information:

Jeanette M. Lanshe, Scholarship Chairperson

7 Gibralter Rd.

Reading, PA 19606



Winnie Hayik 610-689-5842

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contact the PHHS Scholarship Committee

Medicinal Disclaimer

It is the policy of The Herb Society of America not to advise or recommend herbs for medicinal or health use. This information is intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered as a recommendation or an endorsement of any particular medical or health treatment.