Scholarship

Instructions

The 2020 Scholarship Application is now closed.

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

  • Complete and return application as soon as possible. The 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.   *2020 CLOSED*

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

[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 2020 Scholarship recipients!