TruGreen Midsouth is a locally owned lawn care company with three branches located in Tupelo, MS, Jackson, TN, and Baton Rouge, LA. We love the people we work with and are passionate about giving back to the community! This year, we’re excited to announce the 2017 TruGreen MidSouth Scholarship Fund for students studying environmental sciences and closely related fields. This scholarship is for the 2018 spring semester and will be paid directly to the winning candidate for tuition and board. We are offering three $500 scholarships, one for each state TruGreen MidSouth services.
These three $500 scholarship will be awarded to students based on merit through academic records and his or her passion for the enhancement of the local and global environment. These qualifications will be demonstrated through academic transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and most importantly, a letter of intent written by the student. All eligible Mississippi, Tennessee, and Louisiana students are encouraged to apply online or through the mail.
Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
- Current Mississippi, Tennessee, or Louisiana resident
- Currently enrolled, or planning to be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the 2018 spring semester
- Currently pursuing studies in environmental science, green technology, plant science, biological control and related fields
- Possesses a GPA of 3.0 or higher
What We’re Looking For
We're looking for candidates who demonstrate and possess:
- Passion for the field
- Academic excellence
- Reason and purpose for which you need and deserve the scholarship
How to Apply
We want you to showcase your academic and personal strengths. To apply, submit the following forms online or by mail:
- Completed application form
- Letter of intent showcasing your passion for the environment, intended career path, and what inspired you to pursue environmental education
- School transcripts or SAT/ ACT scores
Applications can be submitted online or mailed to the branch office at:
Mississippi Branch: 2830 Mattox St. Tupelo, MS 38801
Tennessee Branch: 4410 HWY 45 N Jackson, TN 38305
Louisiana Branch: 37266 Commerce Ln. Prairieville, LA 70769
*Applicants will only be considered in the state with where they reside.
Deadline to Apply
We will be accepting applicants through November 30th and will announce the winner of our first-ever scholarship on December 15th. We look forward to reading your applications!
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow two business days for a response. Please do not call our office with any questions about the scholarship.