Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarships Offered

Update from The Oregon Wheat Foundation,

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.  Students whose family members are employed by OWGL wheat producer 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 $700 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 one award will be made in the Willamette Valley Counties and the Central Oregon Counties.

Application forms are available from the Oregon Wheat Growers League website at www.owgl.org (click on Oregon Wheat Foundation tab), or Cindy Osterlund, scholarship coordinator for the Oregon Wheat Foundation, PO Box 322, Condon, OR 97823.  Applications are due February 1, 2009.

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