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***We want to thank everyone who submitted an essay for the 2017 Herb Affair Scholarship Award. After much consideration we have chosen the winning essay. Thank you again to everyone who submitted an essay and best of luck this year!***

The Herb Affair Scholarship Award

In nearly 10 years of business Herb Affair has established a company that takes pride in providing organic herbs, spices and supplies to help their customers enhance their life. Herb Affair strives to provide their customers with a variety of products never treated by chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. Through customers can enjoy the highest quality of spices, herbs, oils and accessories. Herb Affair stands behind their products 100% and wants their valued customers to be satisfied with every purchase.

After years of providing quality products for their customers, Herb Affair desires to help students obtain a quality education by creating a scholarship. Herb Affair created the Herb AffairScholarship Award to encourage and support higher education. Students have the opportunity to earn an annual scholarship to ease the financial burden of tuition.

The $1000 scholarship aims to help students reach their education and career goals by assisting with the cost of tuition and books. Herb Affair gladly welcomes any student currently enrolled in school with a GPA of 3.0. To apply; the student must write an essay of the benefits of alternative medicine compared to pharmaceutical drugs.

How to Apply

Eligible students will:

  • Write a 500 word essay about the benefits of alternative medicine compared to pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Email the essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to

Who Can Apply

Any current student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university is welcome to apply.

When is the Deadline to Apply?

All entries must be submitted by midnight on July 31st.  The winning applicant will be selected by August 15th. 

Award Amount

One gift totaling $1000 will be awarded each year.

Selection Process and Notification

The Herb Affair Scholarship Committee will review all applicants and essays and will declare one winner. Once the winner has been determined, will inform him or her by email. The full award amount will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the winning candidates’ institution. The winner's essay will be displayed under the Past Winners heading.


Please direct all questions to

Past Winners

August 2014
August 2015