We are pleased to announce the annual Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship Program to promote further education of our youth.
New in 2021, the Foundation is offering an increased award amount to $1,500! Annually, up to twelve 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.
Application closes February 1 at 11:55 pm, annually.
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.
Selected recipients will be awarded the $1,500 after
the first term transcripts are submitted to the OWF Office. Student must successfully complete at least 12 credit hours at a University and/or two-year Community College with the intent of completing a degree or successfully pass the first-year requirements for an accredited vocational or technical program.