The Trustees will only usually consider grants of between £500 and £10,000, although, exceptionally, larger grants may be considered at the Trustees’ discretion. Both corporate and private individuals may apply although in the case of private individuals, the Trustees usually require a grant to be made through a sponsoring university or registered charity.
So far, grants, or the promise of grants, have been awarded to:
Longwood Gardens offers excellent horticultural internship and traineeship opportunities for persons ready to gain practical experience, to learn horticultural skills and to study plants in one of the world's finest horticulture display gardens. The horticulture internship and traineeship programmes serve individuals of varied interest and backgrounds. International Interns and trainees receive free housing and a generous wage. For more information on Longwood Gardens' International Internship Program and International Gardener Training Program see www.longwoodgardens.org/education.
British applicants who apply to Longwood Gardens and who are accepted into one of its international programmes may apply to the Finnis Scott Foundation for financial assistance with travel expenses to and from the United States.
For further details and an application form, apply to:
Angela Moon, The
Finnis Scott Foundation, c/o Hewitsons,
Elgin House, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5AU, United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 (0) 1604
233233 - fax +44 (0) 1604 627941