It’s that time again — the 2013 International Master Gardener Search for Excellence Award Applications are Due, November 1, 2012.
What Are the Search for Excellence Awards All About?
The Search for Excellence (SFE) Awards recognizes superior Master Gardener volunteer work internationally (throughout the United States and Canada).
SFE has seven categories in which Master Gardeners can demonstrate their outstanding contributions to their communities
- Youth Programs
- Demonstration Garden
- Workshop or Presentation
- Community Service
- Innovative Projects
- Special Need Audiences and Research
Submit a Search for Excellence Application Now
All SFE applications must show that significant learning took place, whether by the Master Gardeners or the general public. The Search for Excellence Award recognizes the highest quality within our Master Gardener programs Internationally. If you think your local Master Gardener project is outstanding, send in your application soon.
The SFE guidelines and application are posted at the bottom of the International Master Gardener’s Conference 2013 homepage. Please note these details when submitting an SFE application submission:
- The DEADLINE for IMGC SFE applications has been extended to NOVEMBER 1, 2012.
- We will send out notification of who has won by February 1, 2013.
- Awards will be presented September 7, 2013 on the International Master Gardener Conference 2013 – Alaska Cruise.
Take a look at the 2011 SFE winners on this blog. There are some very inspiring projects and I hope they will tweak your interest to send in an application or start a new project in your local Master Gardener Program.
IMGC SFE Chair