Washington Apple Education Foundation Scholarships

Website: Washington Apple Education Foundation


Washington Apple Education Foundation/Universal – Students raised in families with direct ties to Washington’s tree fruit industry are eligible to apply. Ties to the industry are created through immediate family member or personal employment in an apple, cherry or pear orchard or warehouse in Washington, immediate family ownership of an apple, cherry or pear orchard or warehouse in Washington or immediate family employment in a company directly serving the apple, cherry or pear industry in Washington. Employment must be current and to have been ongoing for a minimum of 12 consecutive months. Additionally, students with a desire to work for Washington’s tree fruit industry may also qualify. Individual scholarships may each have more specific qualifications.  


To qualify for this scholarship, students must have a direct tie to the tree fruit industry in Washington. Further eligibility requirements vary based on the individual scholarships awarded through a common application.

Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • Undocumented

Students meeting this criteria and planning to attend a community college or university, use this application link – WAEF Universal Scholarship Application

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Contact Information

Please contact the WAEF office at (509) 663-7713 or scholarships@waef.org. Your questions are welcome!