Armonk Entrepreneur Mark Mariani Gives Back To First Generation Americans

ARMONK, NY, April 28, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Landscape and home designer of Armonk, Mark Mariani has announced a new scholarship program for first-generation American students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in the United States. The Mark Mariani Grant for First Generation Americans is open to all students, regardless of their field of study, and will provide financial assistance to one winner who demonstrates academic excellence, financial need, and a commitment to achieving their educational and career goals. The scholarship will award $10,000 to the winner to support their academic and career aspirations.

To apply for the Mark Mariani Grant for First Generation Americans, applicants should be a current undergraduate or graduate student who is the first generation in their family to live in the United States. They must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words, creatively addressing the question: “How has your experience as a first-generation American shaped your aspirations for the future, and how do you plan to use your education to give back to your community?” The winner will be selected based on their potential, creativity, and passion for the field of landscape and home design.

Mark Mariani of Armonk is an accomplished landscape and home designer with a unique and dynamic approach to his craft. He draws inspiration from his deep connection to nature, which he developed at a young age while exploring the woods and climbing trees. From these experiences, he learned to appreciate the balance, interconnectedness, and beauty of the natural world, and these principles form the foundation of his design philosophy.

Armonk’s Mark Mariani understands the challenges and opportunities of pursuing a non-traditional career path. This grant is designed to support students who share his passion for creativity, innovation, and making a positive impact on communities through design.

The scholarship program is now open, and the deadline to apply is December 15, 2023. The winner will be announced on January 15, 2024. The scholarship award will support the winner’s academic and career aspirations, providing financial assistance and opportunities to connect with leaders in the field.

Mark Mariani has built a career defined by award-winning designs that continue to inspire and delight his clients in Armonk, Greenwich, the Hamptons, and the surrounding Connecticut and New York areas. His work is characterized by a deep respect for the land and a commitment to creating designs that are both beautiful and sustainable. He believes that every project should be a reflection of the client’s unique style and preferences, and he works closely with his clients to create spaces that are tailored to their specific needs and desires.

In addition to his work as a designer, Mark Mariani of Armonk is a passionate advocate for the importance of connecting with nature. He believes that spending time in the outdoors is essential for maintaining physical and mental health, and he encourages his clients to incorporate natural elements into their homes and gardens. Whether he is designing a lush backyard oasis or a sleek modern landscape, Mark’s goal is always to create spaces that allow his clients to connect with the natural world and find peace and rejuvenation in their own backyard.

Mark Mariani is proud to support first-generation American students pursuing their educational and career goals. He believes that these students have unique perspectives and experiences that make them valuable contributors to their communities and the broader design field. The Mark Mariani grant for First Generation Americans is a testament to his commitment to supporting the next generation of designers and innovators.

For more information about the scholarship program and to apply, please visit

Contact Info:
Spokesperson: Mark Mariani
Organization: Mark Mariani Grant
Email: [email protected]

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