Scholarship

Instructions

The 2020 Scholarship Application is now closed.

Applicants will be notified of the results by May 31. 

Download Scholarship Application (disabled)

Following these steps will improve your chances of being selected as a scholarship recipient:

  • Complete and return application as soon as possible. The *new* application deadline will be April 23, 2020 (9:00 pm PDT).
  • Scholarship awards are based on the applicant’s GPA, Work Experience and Leadership Qualities, with a possible total of 100 points. Failure to complete one or more sections of the application will disqualify your application.
  • Use the space provided, and be as concise as possible. Within reason, additional information may be included on supplemental sheets (PDF version).
  • Recipients of the scholarship awards will be notified by the Association by May 31, 2020. Funds will be sent to the scholastic institutions within 5 weeks of the start of the school year. All applicants will receive notification by mid-June, 2020.

Eligibility

All Direct members in good standing with the Pacific Northwest Grain & Feed Association:

  • Immediate family members of a Direct member.
  • Employee and/or a legal dependent of a Direct member.
  • Owner/Patrons, or their legal dependents, of a Direct member firm. Contact PNWGFA office to verify a PNWGFA Direct member.
  • All candidates must have received a letter of acceptance or be enrolled in an accredited college, university or community college.
  • Consideration will be given to, but not limited to students who have chosen a career in some area of agriculture, business, home economics or vocational education.
  • Applicants may only be awarded a PNWGFA Scholarship once; previous winners not eligible again.

Application Procedure

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The following must be submitted and/or timestamped* by April 23, 2020 - 9:00 pm PDT.

A completed scholarship application consists of (all links have been disabled):

  • Completion of Application (Either PDF or Online Form)
    • 2020 Scholarship Application PDF
    • 2020 Scholarship Application Online Form
  • Applicant’s Statement
  • Instructor Statement & Signature
  • Signatures of Applicant & Parent/Guardian
  • A Member introduction and recommendation from a PNWGFA Direct member in good standing.
  • Emailed signature pages, statements and recommendations will be accepted.

Submit Documents

FOR 2020 APRIL 23 EXTENTION:  Email (preferred) or fax only:
[email protected]

Mail:
Pacific Northwest Grain & Feed Association
ATTN: Scholarship Fund
147 SE 102nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97216

Fax: (503) 253-9172

Questions?

Please contact Margerie Vis for any questions at [email protected] or call at (503) 227-0234.

Selection Process

  • The scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, demonstrated leadership, extracurricular accomplishments, work experience and an evaluation by a counselor or advisor.
  • All recipients must enter school no later than the fall term following the announcement of the financial award.

Congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship recipients!  (2020 will be announced soon!)