Washington Apple Education Foundation Universal Scholarship Application Launches

Wenatchee, Wash… The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Universal Scholarship Application posts September 15th at www.thewashboard.org.  WAEF elected to post its 2013-14 scholarships through this website to take advantage of its match technology and encourage students to discover additional scholarships offered to Washington students.  Students must complete and submit the WAEF scholarship application by March 1, 2013 to be considered for 2013-14 school year scholarships.

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2012 Scholarship Recipients

Wenatchee, Wash... The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) awarded 187 scholarships this spring to students raised in the state's fruit growing districts, an increase of over 30 scholarships from the prior year. These awards represent approximately $475,000 in scholarship assistance. Funds for the WAEF scholarships are contributed by industry members through various fundraisers throughout the year, in memory of industry leaders and friends, and annual donations.

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WAEF honors exceptional young minds at Mid-Columbia Science Fair

Wenatchee, Wash . . . Young minds querying subjects such as "What effect will interfering agents have on the crystallization of lollipops?"; "Which solar oven will generate the most watts?"; What is the effect of citric acid on the browning of apples?" assembled in Kennewick for the annual Mid-Columbia Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 8th to showcase their scientific prowess. Ten 6th-8th grade students were recognized by the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) for their project entries in the Food and Agriculture category with certificates of achievement and $40 book store gift cards. There were a total of 293 projects presented overall in the Food and Agriculture category.

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