Scholarship Update

2017 WAEF Universal and Vocational/Technical Applications now open! 

Deadline for applications to be submitted: March 1, 2017

Two applications are available.  It is important to determine first which will allow you to qualify for a WAEF scholarship.  When you select an application link, you will be taken to an online application form.  The form allows for return visits after you establish a user name and password.  Attachments to the form will be required. 

For scholarship application tips, click here!

Complete the Universal Application IF you are pursuing a four-year degree or are pursuing a two-year or technical degree unrelated to work in the tree fruit industry (see list of fields below):

To access the Universal Application, click here.

Complete the Vocational/Technical Application IF you are pursuing a certificate or two-year degree in one of the following fields: automotive technology or auto repair, construction building and trades, diesel mechanic, electrical, machine technology, instrumentation, information technology, logistics control, HVAC, welding, refrigeration, machine programming, network administration, business information management, industrial systems technology, mechanized irrigation systems, computer application, project management, tree fruit management or other agriculture related.

To access the Vocational/Technical Application, click here. 

Current list of available scholarships.  Please review descriptions to determine qualifications prior to applying.

If you have questions regarding the scholarship applications, contact our office at (509) 663-7713 or

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to all of our 2016 scholarship recipients!  This year WAEF awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholastic aid to students. Thank you to all of the donors and sponsors for your support in the form of scholarship donations!

Read about the recipients here, by county: