Applicants must reside within the WPGA regions of California, Arizona, New Mexico, or West Texas (the area in Texas west of the Pecos River). Application may be found at westernpecan.org under scholarships.
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), must be submitted.
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 filling out your online application. Application may be found at westernpecan.org under scholarships or at https://directorwesternpecan.wufoo.com/forms/wpga-scholarship-registrations/.
Applications in their entirety must be received on or before May 15, 2021 for the following fall/spring semester.
If you have any questions you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.