Scholarship

Whatcom Farm Bureau 2019 Scholarship Program

Washington State Farm Bureau Scholarship Opportunity

Washington State Farm Bureau awards up to five $2000 scholarships every year 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.

To apply for this scholarship, contact Whatcom Farm Bureau directly.

2018 Scholarship Winner
Luke Wolfisberg

Luke Wolfisberg won a $1000 scholarship in 2018.

2017 Scholarship Winner
Travis Lenssen

Travis Lenssen won a $1000 in 2018 and an additional $2000 scholarship from Washington State Farm Bureau.

The Whatcom County Farm Bureau is offering $2000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. A minimum of $750 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, 2018, and kept current through May 13, 2019.
  • Applicant must not have been awarded the scholarship in previous years.
  • Application must be completed and postmarked or emailed by Monday, April 29, 2019 to:

Whatcom Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee, PO Box 703, Lynden, WA 98264 Or whatcomfarmbureau@gmail.com

Judging is scored as follows:

Academics/Transcript 20
The Importance of Farm Bureau - Essay 40
Career Ambition - Essay 20
Leadership & Community Service - Essay 20

The Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarship Committee will review the applications and make the final decision no later than May 13, 2019.

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 Or whatcomfarmbureau@gmail.com

For questions or further information, please contact:

Debbie Vander Veen
Whatcom County Farm Bureau Scholarship Chair
360-354-1194 veenteam@gmail.com

Melodie Kirk
Whatcom County Farm Bureau Administrative Staff
360-739-7764 whatcomfarmbureau@gmail.com