The deadline for new applicants to submit scholarship applications to the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) is March 1.
WAEF is the foundation of the tree fruit industry, with a mission to impact lives through access to educational opportunities. The foundation will award about $850,000 in new and renewing scholarships this spring.
Qualified applicants must have a tie to the tree fruit industry. Scholarships may be used by students to attend accredited trade or technical schools and two-year and four-year public and private colleges and universities.
All applications must be completed and submitted online. Application materials and information, as well as a list of scholarship tips, can be found at www.waef.org under the “scholarships” tab. waef.org/scholarships-2
Students are encouraged to contact WAEF at (509) 663-7713 with any questions.
The foundation currently assists 225 students. It expects to extend scholarship assistance to about 200 students for the 2016-2017 school year.