The Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming Scholarship was set up in memory and honour of the founder of an Organic Farm in Tenino, WA, Robert J. Meyer. Since Robert’s death and the Meyer family’s desire to proceed with Robert’s vision, this grant was set up through the Friends of the Olympia Farmer’s Market ( FOFM). This grant is planned to allow college tuition cost funds and supplement school expenses for local individuals who have a comparable interest in organic and sustainable agriculture, as did Robert J. Meyer. Furthermore, candidates ought to have commitment, the demeanour, and passion for acquiring the knowledge, abilities, and business and the technical aptitude that will make you committed to advancing and improving the South Puget Sound-based sustainable organic agriculture system and ecosystem
Through this grant, the Meyer Family wants to keep Robert’s vision alive by helping people seek after their vision of a sustainable south sound region through undergraduate and graduate instructive pursuits. FORM is glad to offer help to people passionate about seeking after their careers in sustainable agriculture, organic farming, sustainable ecosystems, or South Sound regional organic farming and ranching. To be eligible, the candidate to the Robert J. Meyer Scholarship must be a current inhabitant of the Washington regions of Thurston, Lewis, or Mason or lives in or goes to secondary school in Elma or Montesano.
The Friends of the Olympia Farmers Market is a not-for-profit public advantage charitable organization; founded in 1995. Their mission is to safeguard the Olympia Farmers Market as an imaginative and dynamic community gathering place, advance healthy, privately delivered food, and products and support nearby practical farming.
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Following is a short summary of the following grant:
|Organization||Friends of the Olympia Farmer’s Market|
|Education Level||High school|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|City||Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Elma and Montesano|
|Contest Deadline||April 30|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
Following is the qualification requirements that need to be satisfied for this grant:
- Be a current resident of the Washington counties of Thurston, Lewis, or Mason or live in or attend high school in Elma or Montesano.
- Intend to enroll in an educational institution or engage in an educational opportunity brought back to the South Puget Sound region of Western Washington state.
- Desire to concentrate their education in one of the following fields of study: agricultural sustainability, organic farming/ranching, or sustainable ecosystems within the South Sound Region of Western Washington.
How to Apply?
The qualified candidates who are intrigued to apply must fill out the application form completely and provide all the correct and reliable information. The link to the application form is provided on the official portal of the grant.
This grant is planned to allow college tuition cost funds and supplement school expenses for local individuals who have a comparable interest in organic and sustainable agriculture, as did Robert J. Meyer. This scholarship offers monetary assistance to individuals passionate about seeking after their careers in sustainable agriculture, organic farming, sustainable ecosystems, or South Sound regional organic farming and ranching
All contestants are suggested to submit their entries on or before the annual deadline, i.e., April 30. Any entries done past the mentioned date will not be considered, leading to disqualification from the program.