- Renewable: Unknown
- Number of Awards: Not Available
- Award Amount: Not Available
- Website: www.farmers-market.org
- Phone: 360-786-6054
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- Address: FOFM PO Box 41 Olympia, WA 98507-0041
Robert J. Meyer was the founder of an Organic Farm in Tenino, WA and a mentor and friend to young farmers interested in sustainable organic farming.
So, the Meyer Family desire to keep Robert’s vision alive was achieved through this scholarship.
Robert J. Meyer Organic Farming scholarship is designed for local individuals, who have an interest in organic and sustainable agriculture.
It is created in honor of Robert J. Meyer who devoted his live to this field.
The money received can be used for college tuition and other college costs as it is believed that the recipient will make a contribution to improve the agriculture and ecosystem in the country, so he/she has to be supported in achieving higher education goals.
So as to be eligible for this award, applicants should have a commitment and passion for gaining the knowledge and skills related to agriculture just as Robert J. Meyer did.
Furthermore, eligible applicants are only those people who are current residents of the Washington counties of Thurston, Lewis, or Mason or lives in or attends high school in Elma or Montesano.
Their future plans have to be related to enrollment in an education institution which will be brought back to the South Puget Sound region of Western Washington state.
In order to be eligible, you would need to prove your desire to focus on and improve the agriculture, organic farming/ranching or sustainable ecosystems within the South Sound Region of Western Washington.
How to Apply
When applying, you will have to fill out the scholarship application completely and submit it before the deadline on April 30th.
During the application process you will be asked to write an essay in which you will be answering the following question: Why you would like the opportunity to pursue the study of a field directly related to Organic Farming and your specific scholarly intentions while at college?
That way you will explain why you are interested in a career in sustainability, sustainable organic agriculture, farming or ranching or sustainable ecosystems and contributing back to the South Puget Sound Region of Western Washington.
The documents can be sent via mail, fax or email to: Robert J. Meyer Scholarship c/o FOFM PO Box 41 Olympia WA 98507-0041 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org