Our beloved late member, Mary Beth Goddard,
shown with an FGC Scholarship recipient.

The Founders Garden Club of Sarasota offers a scholarship in memory of our beloved member, Mary Beth Goddard, who created the Scholarship Fund in 2017.  The $2,500 scholarship is available to any eligible Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student who is currently enrolled at a Florida accredited college or university.

Eligible students who are pursuing a degree in natural or marine sciences are encouraged to apply.  Fields of study may include, but are not limited to Botany, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Marine Biology, Coastal Wetlands Preservation, Ecology, Pollinator Research, and Photography.

By awarding this $2,500 scholarship, we hope to enhance the college experience for a well-qualified, hard-working student and to inspire him or her to pursue their dreams in their specialized field of study.

Left: Kitty Cranor, Scholarship Chair with Sheyanne Mastro, one of two 2021 Mary Beth Goddard Scholarship recipients. Sheyanne is a senior at Florida Gulf Coast University majoring in Marine Science.

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Please check back for the 2023 application form.