Oregon Seed Council Scholarship – $1,000-$2,500 – Deadline: March 1st, 2014

Oregon Seed Council Scholarship Selection Criteria:

  1. Selection preference will be given to applicants who:
    1. Come from a farm background with a specific participation in seed production, technology or science.
    2. Have been employed by a farm which has an emphasis on seed production.
    3. Have been employed by a business that has an active seed dealer license under ORS 633.
    4. Will be enrolled in at least the first year of college; having at least one year remaining towards a degree at the time the scholarship is received.  Seniors will be considered if they plan to pursue a graduate degree.
  2. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States, permanent residents of Oregon, and have or will graduate from an Oregon high school or equivalent.
  3. Applications for scholarship must include responses to a questionnaire, an essay of less than 500 words describing why the student deserves the scholarship, and three letters of reference.
  4. Prior years’ scholarship recipients are eligible to receive an award.  Application from a prior winner must include information on progress toward degree.

Click this link for more information and the scholarship application: OSC_Scholarship_Application March1

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