Open to High School Seniors who:
- Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.50.
- Have participated in FFA, 4-H, Horticulture, DECA, FBLA, Student Body Leadership, School Sports, or Non-School Related Activities such as Work Experience.
- Live in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Curry, Coos, Douglas, Siskiyou, Del Norte, Modoc, Humboldt, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa or Butte* counties.
Granting of Scholarship:
- $1,500 scholarship from Grange Co-op awarded to eight students
- $2,000 scholarship from Rogue Co-ops awarded to one student.
- Written essay titled, “What economic and social impacts does a cooperative business model have on a community?” Essays must meet a 500 minimum and 1,500 maximum word requirement to be considered.
- Signed letter of recommendation from a current teacher, counselor, administrator or employer.
- Copy of official high school transcripts showing minimum cumulative GPA requirement of 3.50.
- In addition to the written essay, applicants must submit a video introducing themselves and presenting their essay via a link to YouTube.
- Completed scholarship application, essay, letter of recommendation, and transcript must be submitted as attachments (.pdf format), along with a link to the video, in a single email to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31.
- Scholarships will be awarded annually in April and presented to recipients at Grange Co-op’s Annual Meeting.
- Scholarship recipients are asked to attend Grange Co-op’s Annual Meeting for the award presentation. Immediate family is encouraged to attend.
*Students from Yuba, Sutter, Colusa and Butte counties are not eligible for the Rogue Co-ops scholarship at this time, but applicants will be considered for the $1,500 Grange Co-op Scholarship.
Scholarship is a one-time gift.