Pendleton, OR – The Oregon Wheat Foundation will provide up to twelve scholarships for high school seniors whose families are members of the Oregon Wheat Growers League.
The scholarship is also open to students who work part-time for grower members or those related to employees of OWGL members. The scholarship requirements include an essay on any topic related to the wheat industry and a summary of the student’s school and community involvement.
One $1,000 award will be made to a qualifying student from each of the participating counties, which include Baker, Gilliam, Klamath, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa and Wasco. In addition, up to two awards will be made in the Willamette Valley Counties and one in the Central Oregon Counties.
Application forms are available from the Oregon Wheat Growers League website at www.owgl.org or Marilyn Blagg, scholarship coordinator for the Oregon Wheat Foundation. For more information,email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due Monday February 3, 2014.