2020 Scholarships NOW available

2020 Scholarship Rules

The Whatcom County Farm Bureau is offering $3000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. A minimum of $500 will be awarded to each winner. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a scholarship.

  • Applicant must be a high school senior or currently be a full time college or university undergraduate student entering college, technical school or university as a full time student in the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Applicant must be a Whatcom County Farm Bureau member or the son, daughter, legal dependent or spouse of a Whatcom County Farm Bureau member, with membership dues paid prior to October 1, 2019, and kept current through May 15, 2020.
  • Applicant must not have been awarded the scholarship in previous years.
  • Application must be completed and returned by April 1, 2020 to:

Whatcom Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee

PO Box 703

Lynden WA 98264

Judging is scored as follows:

Academics/Transcript                                                                     20

Importance of Farm Bureau Essay                                            40

Career Ambition Essay                                                                     20

Leadership & Community Service Essay                                20

TOTAL                     100

The Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee will review the applications and make the final decision no later than May 15, 2020

Scholarship payment will be made after one full term has been successfully completed with a GPA of 2.75 or better, and the recipient is enrolled full time for the next term.

Prior to scholarship payment, recipient is responsible for having a copy of grades and a letter of re-enrollment sent from the college registrar to:

 

Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee

PO Box 703

Lynden WA 98264

CLICK HERE TO APPLY