This scholarship was created by the Friends of the Olympia Farmers Market and is offered on behalf of The Evergreen State College Foundation. To be eligible to receive the scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
Be a resident of the south sound region of Washington (defined as the Washington counties of Thurston, Lewis or Mason and the southeastern portion of Grays Harbor county including the cities and surrounding areas of Montesano, Elma, McCleary and Oakville)
Demonstrate a desire to focus their studies in organic farming or ranching, agricultural sustainability, or sustainable ecosystems within the south sound region of Western Washington.
Demonstrate an intention to stay in and contribute back to the south sound region after graduation.
Preference will be given to students with financial need.