The Landscape Management Department works closely with and has built a strong relationship with industry to assist students both in educational and financial assistance programs. There are developmental scholarships through the Foundation to students enrolled in the Landscape Management program.
• Mississippi Nursery & Landscape Association - Walter E. Davis Scholarship
• Master Gardeners of Hinds & Copiah Counties
• Jackson Council of Gardeners
• The Gardeners of Jackson
• Green Industry Scholarship *
• PLANET Student Career Days Scholarship *
• The Green Industry Scholarship is an endowed scholarship from the Landscape Management Department for funds secured after hosting the 2003 ALCA Student Career Day event at Hinds Community College. The scholarship recognizes students who exhibit maturity and are goal-oriented in their pursuits and students who value active involvement in professional organizations, associations, and extra curricular activities while in college and Hinds Community College.
• The PLANET Student Career Days Scholarship is an endowed scholarship from the Landscape Management Department from funds secured after hosting the 2003 ALCA Student Career Day event at Hinds Community College. This scholarship recognizes the student who placed the highest in the top 3 events they competed at PLANET Student Career Days each year of competition. If the student competes in more than 3 events, their ranking is based on their placing in their top 3 events.
• PLANET - (The Professional Landcare Network)
• Mississippi Nursery and Landscape Association - Walter E. Davis Scholarship
• Gardeners of America
• Davey Tree
• Mississippi Turfgrass Association
• Southern Golf Course Superintendent's Association
There are other scholarships such as ACT and MTAG, as well as a student work study program available through Financial Aid.
Prior to graduation completion, students must take Freshman Orientation.
In order to receive degree, students must take the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System Exam) test prior to graduation.
Students must successfully complete all requirements for required semester hours and maintain a "C" or better in all DDT coursework.