Washington Apple Education Foundation

Washington Apple Education Foundation

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.