Amount: The Wisconsin Berry Growers Association (WBGA) will award a $500 scholarship for post secondary study.
Eligibility: Competition for the scholarship is open to all WBGA members, family members, grandchildren and WBGA member employeesor past employees who have completed a minimum of one year of post-secondary education in college, vocational school or technical school. The scholarship may be applied toward a two or four-year degree program. Applicants planning study in the field of horticulture will receive preferred consideration.
Application Procedure and Deadline: Applicants must submit the following:
1. A completed WBGA Scholarship Application Form;
2. An attached 500-word original, typed essay (on an 8 1/2" x 11' plain white paper) that is related to the small fruit industry in Wisconsin;
3. A letter of recommendation from a Wisconsin Berry Grower Association member;
4. And a current transcript from the last school the applicant attended.
Applications may be downloaded from our website and must be returned to that office no later than May 31, 2011.
Award Notification : The winner will be notified and publicly announced at an upcoming WBGA event. A check for $500 will be issued jointly to the winning applicant and the educational institution of his or her choice. The decision of the Judges will be final. Any taxes associated with this award will be the responsibility of the recipient.
Address of the WBGA Office:
Anna Maenner, Executive Director
Wisconsin Berry Growers Assn.
211 Canal Road
Waterloo, WI 53594