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2014 Scholarship Application Deadline is July 10

The 2014 Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship application is now available. The instructions are available here

Completed student applications, reviewed and submitted by the county Farm Bureau of the applying student, must be postmarked by July 10 and mailed to WFB Agricultural Promotion and Education Committee member:

Robyn Meenach
12609 S. Valley Chapel
Valleyford, WA 99036

Each year the Washington Farm Bureau offers up to five (5) $2,000 scholarships as part of the Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship program.

UW campusThese scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students currently enrolled in agriculture or a related field at an accredited college or university. Applicants must have completed at least one year of secondary education. A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements.

Applicant must be:

1. A member, or the son, daughter, or legal dependent of aWSU campus Farm Bureau member family with a current membership

2. Attending an accredited college/university

3. Enrolled in a field of agriculture, e.g. food science, horticulture, ag technical course, animal science, etc. or in a course as it relates to agriculture

Forms to Download:
Printable scholarship application 
Printable scholarship application instructions 

Lists of Past Winners:

2012

2008

2007

Other scholarships are available from county Farm Bureaus

 County Amount Application Deadline    Contact
Adams  $500 (4)  March 14 David Leatherman
(509) 488-4285
mooewe@icloud.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are members of a Farm Bureau family.
Benton $1,000 April 15 Kyle Barclay
(509) 734-5539

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are members of a Farm Bureau family.

Information

Chelan/Douglas $1,000 May 1

April Clayton

(509) 697-0644

ajclayton@tumwater.net

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior who has been accepted by accredited
college or university, or college student enrolled in agricultural field
of study. Must be a Chelan/Douglas County Farm Bureau member.
Clark/Cowlitz $500-$1,500 April 30 Anne Lawrence
(360) 576-7139
storytreefarm@gmail.com
Eligibility:  Steve Frice Memorial Scholarship awarded to graduating high
school senior or current college student. Applicant or parents must be
voting members of Clark/Cowlitz Farm Bureau for at least 2 years
Columbia/Blue
Mountain
$800 (1)
$700 (1)
May 14

Bill Warren
(509) 382-4205

w2warren@msn.com 

Eligibility: Monty Leighty/Wallace Robins Memorial Scholarship ($800) will be awarded to a graduating senior who is a son, daughter or legal dependent
of a family holding voting membership in CBMCFB and who has been
accepted into an accredited college or university continuing their
education.
Franklin $1,000  

Ramona Rommereim

(509) 531-7857
franklin.farmbureau@gmail.com

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in an agricultural field of study at Columbia Basin College.
Grant $1,000 (3) June 15

Katie Bates

(509) 349-2832

grantfb@smwireless.net 

Eligibility: Must be a Farm Bureau member who is attending college in agriculture or a related field.
Grays
Harbor/Pacific
$1,000 (5) June 1

Terry Willis

(360) 249-5386

olyviewdairy@centurytel.net

 

Linda Waltenburg

(360) 482-8819

lwaltenburg@msn.com

Eligibility: Information
King/Pierce $1,000
$750 (2)
April 30 Paddy Lewis Irwin
(360) 825-3194
gpirwin@aol.com

Eligibility: $1,000 scholarship awarded to graduating high school senior (or
current college student) who plans to pursue an ag-related field of
study. Must be member of the King/Pierce Farm Bureau.

$750 scholarships available for any field of study. Must be members of the King/Pierce County Farm Bureau.

Instructions are available in a word document or PDF

Note: There is an addendum that applicants MUST fill out in addition to the state application. Contact Paddy for this.

 

Kittitas $1,000   Brad Haberman
(509) 925-6528
no9brad@fairpoint.net

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior and a member of a Farm Bureau family.

Applications available at Ellensburg High School.

Lewis $750   Maureen Harkcom               
(360) 515-6129 maureen.harcom@gmail.com

Eligibility: Open to any high school or GED senior or current undergraduate.

Required letter of request -- why you should be chosen for one of the two scholarships (priority to FB member families, 4-H, FFA, and Ag connections).

Skagit $1,000 March 30 Konnie McCutchin
(360) 428-4193
konnie@knutzenfarm.com

Eligibility:
Graduating high school senior or already enrolled in accredited college
or vocational program. Must be son or daughter of voting Skagit County
Farm Bureau member.

Scholarship information

Application and instructions

 

Snohomish $1,000 (2) May 10

Judy Bartelheimer             
(360) 568-1189                     judylsb@gmail.com   

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors whose families have been members the Snohomish County Farm Bureau for at least two years.
Spokane $1,000 (2) May 20 Sue Cronk

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors or college students.

Application

Whatcom $3,000 April 4 Leslie Honcoop
(360) 354-1155 wcfb.treas@gmail.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors or college students who are members of the Whatcom County Farm Bureau.

Previous scholarship winners are ineligible.

Application

List of 2013 Scholarship Winners

 

Whitman $500 May 28 Diane Appel
(509) 397-3220
appelquilter@hotmail.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior or college student enrolled in, or
planning to enroll in an agricultural field of study. Must be a Whitman
County Farm Bureau member.