January 26, 2017

$1,000 scholarship available

From the Oregon Wheat Foundation,

Wheat Foundation Scholarship Offered

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. Students whose family members are employed by OWGL members are also eligible. 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 contact Marilyn Blagg, scholarship coordinator at 541-276- 7330 or email: mblagg@owgl.org. All applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2016.

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