2019 Scholarship Application Deadline is July 10

The 2019 Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship application is now available. The instructions are available here.

Completed student applications must be reviewed and submitted by the county Farm Bureau of the applying student.  Applicants must check with their own county for submission due dates.  Counties are directed to send signed applications postmarked by July 10 to WFB Scholarship Selection Committee member:

Robyn Meenach
12609 S. Valley Chapel
Valleyford, WA 99036

Each year the Washington Farm Bureau offers up to five (5) $2,000 scholarships as part of the Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship program. 

A person may receive the scholarship only once, and must meet the following requirements.

Applicant must be:

1. A member, or the son, daughter, or legal dependent of a Farm Bureau member family with a current membership

2. Attending an accredited college/university, or technical school

3. Enrolled in a field of agriculture, e.g. food science, horticulture, ag technical course, animal science, etc. or in a course as it relates to agriculture

4. Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education.

Forms to Download:

Printable scholarship application

Printable scholarship application instructions

Lists of Past Winners:








Other scholarships are available from county Farm Bureaus

 County Amount Application Deadline    Contact
Adams  $500 (4)  March 14 David Leatherman
(509) 488-4285 mooewe@icloud.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are members of a Farm Bureau family.
Benton $1,000 April 15 Kyle Barclay
(509) 734-5539
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are members of a Farm Bureau family. Information
Chelan/Douglas $1,000 May 1 April Clayton
(509) 697-0644 ajclayton@tumwater.net
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior who has been accepted by accredited college or university, or college student enrolled in agricultural field of study. Must be a Chelan/Douglas County Farm Bureau member.
Clark/Cowlitz $500-$1,500 April 30 Anne Lawrence
(360) 576-7139 storytreefarm@gmail.com
Eligibility:  Steve Frice Memorial Scholarship awarded to graduating high school senior or current college student. Applicant or parents must be voting members of Clark/Cowlitz Farm Bureau for at least 2 years
$800 (1)
$700 (1)
May 14 Bill Warren
(509) 382-4205 w2warren@msn.com
Eligibility: Monty Leighty/Wallace Robins Memorial Scholarship ($800) will be awarded to a graduating senior who is a son, daughter or legal dependent of a family holding voting membership in CBMCFB and who has been accepted into an accredited college or university continuing their education.
Franklin $1,000 Columbia Basin College Foundation
2600 N. 20th Ave.
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 542-5519 www.columbiabasin.edu/foundation
Eligibility: This scholarship is an endowed scholarship at Columbia Basin College. For a student to qualify to receive the scholarship, he or she must be enrolled in an agricultural field of study at CBC.
Grant $1,000 (3) May 15 Char McDowell
(509) 431-3552 grantcountyfarmbureau@gmail.com
Eligibility: The Grant County Farm Bureau/George Turner Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a Farm Bureau member who is attending college in agriculture or a related field. For scholarship information, click here. For scholarship application, click here.
Up to $3,000 May 1 Terry Willis
(360) 249-5386 olyviewdairy@centurytel.netLinda Waltenburg
(360) 482-8819 lwaltenburg@msn.com
Eligibility: Information
King/Pierce $1,000
$750 (2)
April 30 Paddy Lewis Irwin
(360) 825-3194 gpirwin@aol.com
Eligibility: $1,000 scholarship awarded to graduating high school senior (or current college student) who plans to pursue an ag-related field of study. Must be member of the King/Pierce Farm Bureau.$750 scholarships available for any field of study. Must be members of the King/Pierce County Farm Bureau.Instructions are available in a word document or PDF Note: There is an addendum that applicants MUST fill out in addition to the state application. Contact Paddy for this.
Kittitas $1,000 Brad Haberman
(509) 925-6528 no9brad@fairpoint.net
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior and a member of a Farm Bureau family.Applications available at Ellensburg High School.
Lewis $3000 or more annually Jan 1st – April 15 Maureen Harkcom
(360) 515-6129 maureen.harcom@gmail.com
Eligibility: Open to any high school or GED senior or current undergraduate. Must be a Lewis County, WA resident.

Requires Application form (available at www.lewiscountyfb.com) and Letter of Application — why you should be chosen for one of the two scholarships (priority to FB member families, 4-H, FFA, and Ag connections).

Skagit $1,000 March 30 Konnie McCutchin
(360) 428-4193 konnie@knutzenfarm.com
Graduating high school senior or already enrolled in accredited college or vocational program. Must be son or daughter of voting Skagit County Farm Bureau member. Scholarship information Application and instructions
Snohomish $1,000 (2) May 10 Judy Bartelheimer
(360) 568-1189 judylsb@gmail.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors whose families have been members the Snohomish County Farm Bureau for at least two years.
Spokane $1,000 (2) May 20 Sue Cronk
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors or college students. Application For more information, click here to view the Spokane County Farm Bureau website.
Whatcom $2,000 April 30 Troy Lenssen
(360) 815-2577 troylenssen@hotmail.comMelodie Kirk
(360)739-7764 whatcomfarmbureau@gmail.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors or college students who are members of the Whatcom County Farm Bureau.Previous scholarship winners are ineligible. Application | List of 2016 Scholarship Winners
Whitman $750 May 28 Diane Appel
(509) 397-3220 appelquilter@outlook.com
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior or college student enrolled in, or planning to enroll in an agricultural field of study. Must be a Whitman County Farm Bureau member. Click here to download the application.