2023 WAEF Scholarship Applications Open Today!

Wenatchee, WA… The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) is proud to announce their 2023 WAEF scholarship applications are live today, September 15, 2022, and accessible at www.waef.org/scholarships/. There are over 350 scholarships available to eligible candidates throughout Washington. Last year, WAEF awarded over $1 million in scholarships to over...

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Washington’s Tree Fruit Industry Announces over $1 million in Scholarships Awarded this Spring

Wenatchee, Washington - The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) awarded 318 scholarships to students this year. Of the 318 scholarships, 218 were awarded to renewing students, and 100 new students were welcomed to the WAEF family. These scholarships represent over $1 million sponsored by the tree fruit industry through various fundraisers,...

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Who Won the Rears Sprayer? And more from the annual meeting

It was an exciting year for WAEF to again gather with industry friends at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) Annual Meeting this year held in Yakima this week. WAEF activities included an alumni breakfast, Rears sprayer raffle drawing, silent & live auctions, and Washington apples license plate promotion. And...

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November Match Goal Achieved!

Thank you!  The November match goal was achieved!  Donations made to WAEF through this match support Beyond the Scholarship activities that help students graduate on-time in four or fewer years and ready to launch their careers. This month Beyond the Scholarship outreach includes: Student involvement in the Washington State Tree Fruit...

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A Special Thanksgiving Day Story

With your help, WAEF students are realizing life-changing achievements. In the spirit of Thanksgiving and with our appreciation, we wanted to share one of those heroic stories with you. Jaqueline Velazco became a WAEF student in 2017 while a freshman at Washington State University. Following in her brother’s footsteps, she...

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