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We are pleased to announce the annual Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship Program to promote further education of our youth. Annually, up to twelve $1000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are sons or daughters of a grower member of the Oregon Wheat Growers League, or whose parents are employed by a grower member of the Oregon Wheat Growers League. The scholarship is also open to students who have worked summers for grower members.

Scholarship winners will be selected on school and community involvement, scholastic performance, and an essay on the wheat industry. Interested students are asked to complete the application below.

Application deadline is February 1.

A scholarship may be awarded in one of the following wheat producing counties or regions: Central Oregon, Gilliam, Klamath, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union/Baker, Wallowa, Wasco, North Willamette Valley and South Willamette Valley.

All applicants must be planning to enroll in a University or two-year Community College with the intent of completing a bachelor’s degree.

Selected recipients will be awarded the $1,000 after the first term transcripts are submitted to the OWF Office.

Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship


Eligible applicants must:
• Be a son or daughter of a current Oregon Wheat Growers League grower member, or a son or daughter of an employee of an Oregon Wheat Growers League grower member
• Have worked part time for a wheat producer member of the OWGL
• Be a current high school senior or home school equivalent


Phone: 541-276-7330


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School Information

Please check the following which apply:
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Please include the following documents as uploads below with this application:

1.Copy of your high school transcript (photo copies are acceptable).

2.Detailed list of your school activities and your role, leadership experiences, community service involvement, and work experience. Include time (# hours, weeks, etc.) devoted to the activity where appropriate.

3.Short essay outlining your career objectives.

4.One-page typed essay on any topic related to the wheat industry.

Copy of your high school transcript (photo copies are acceptable).
School Activities *See note above for requirements
Short essay outlining your career objectives
One-page typed essay on any topic related to the wheat industry

2019 Scholarship Recipients

The Oregon Wheat Foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to seven high school seniors in May, 2019. Students were judged on their community involvement, academic achievement and an essay on a wheat industry topic.

  • Alexis Navarrete, Malheur Co.
  • Payton Miller, Morrow Co.
  • Luke Martin, Sherman Co.
  • Hannah Christman, Umatilla Co.
  • Gavin Newtson, Umatilla Co.,
  • Blake Frost, Union Co.
  • Cole Kortge, Wasco Co.
Thank you to our many sponsors that contribute to the success of the annual auction to raise funds for the scholarship programs. Providing scholarships to Oregon high school seniors allows Oregon Wheat to help grow agriculture.

Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship – Application here (deadline is Feb 6)
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