Awarded annually to students in the agriculture or nursing programs.
Everett and Marilyn Dalton established this scholarship to support students pursuing a major in health sciences, education, or tree fruit production. Preference is given to student from North Central Washington.
Continuing their parents' philanthropic legacy daughters Mary Lou Johnson and Barbara Ann Polley established the George F. and Mary Ellen Miller Memorial Scholarship in 2021. Previously, the family provided funding for an annual lecture series founded on innovations in the apple and soft fruit industry. George Miller's lifelong fruit broker career started in the hard times 1920's and early 1930's when he found new markets for cull apples which were previously deposited in the nearby Columbia River. Mary Ellen Miller was one of the first social workers in Wenatchee in the newly established Federal program of Social Services working with foster youth and helping individuals recover from the Great Depression. George and Mary Ellen were committed to giving back to their community and their daughters continue that tradition. This scholarship is awarded to students studying agriculture or a related field at WVC.
Recipients of this scholarship may be pursuing degrees in nursing or horticulture.
Jacob B. Schons was a pioneer Wenatchee fruit grower, as well as a pioneer in the formation of the first cooperative, grower owned marketing organizations. This scholarship supports horticulture students.
Two sons established this scholarship in memory of their parents, Jack and Irene Batjer. Recipients may be selected based on financial need or on merit and should demonstrate serious dedication to the Tree Fruit Program at WVC.
Josh Peterson’s family, friends, and fellow organic farmers, established this scholarship in 2023 to honor his memory and continue his legacy of community service. This scholarship is awarded to students in the sustainable and organic agriculture program at WVC.
Recipients must either be currently enrolled in the Hispanic Orchard Employee Education Program (HOEEP), or graduates of HOEEP, or a child of a graduate of HOEEP.
This scholarship supports students in the Tree Fruit program that are residents of Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, or Grant counties.
Recipients must be degree-seeking students in the agriculture program at WVC.