Colorado Association of Wheat Growers Scholarship
The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will award two $1,000 college scholarships in 2017.
The scholarships will be awarded to two graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited college, university, junior college or community college. The students must enter college the same year as their graduation from high school. Students intending to major in agricultur- related fields are strongly urged to apply. The scholarships will be one-year, non-renewable awards.
Applicant’s parent, grandparent, or legal guardian must be current or new members of CAWG OR the applicant must be nominated by a current or new sponsor of CAWG. CAWG sponsors may each nominate one student.
Click here for the scholarship application. 2017 CAWG Scholarship Application
Application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017
One scholarship is funded by CAWG, and one is the “Friends of Wheat” scholarship, funded by donations in memory of several wheat supporters, including Patti Wickstrom, Lorin Starkebaum, Cindy Seger, Gale Dunn, Cassie Brooks, Larry Palser, and David Heck.
Scholarship Honor Roll – Past Winners
2010 – Leigha Wickstrom, Orchard, and Rebecca May, Brush
2011 – Alison Seedorf, Yuma, and Ben Williams, Hayden
2012 – Kathleen Heupel, Weldona, and Michael Brooks, Walsh
2013 – Sean Arnold, Vona, and Sarah Cooksey, Roggen
2014 – Brett Arnusch, Kennesburg and Conner Blach, Yuma
2015 – Kyle Specht, Brandon
2016 – Brandon Schenk, Akron and Justin McCaffrey, Cope