Applicants must reside within the WPGA regions of California, Arizona, New
Mexico, or West Texas (the area in Texas west of the Pecos River).
The scholarship is available to individuals pursuing post-secondary education
advancing the interests of the pecan industry, with preference given to Agricultural
related degrees and a stated focus on pursuits directly related, and beneficial to the
western pecan industry.
Immediate family members of the WPGA Board of Directors are disqualified from
applying for or receiving a scholarship from the Western Pecan Growers Association.
It is possible to be awarded up to (2) WPGA scholarships per individual.
Transcripts of High School records to date for incoming college freshmen or college
transcripts if already attending.
Successful candidates must have at least a 3.0 scholastic grade point average based on
a 4.0 scale.
Decisions will not be based on gender, race, ethnic background, sexual orientation, or
cultural and religious backgrounds.
Scholarship award may range from $500-$2500.
Submit your application and supplemental materials by email to the WPGA
email address with the subject line “2020 Scholarship Applicant”.
Applications in their entirety must be received on or before January 31st. of
the year applying for scholarship.