State Scholarships

You may apply for any and all state scholarships that you are eligible for with a single application form. Applications will not be reviewed or considered unless all items below have been received prior to the deadline:

  • Completed application form including essay questions for all scholarships you are applying for.
  • At least 2 letter of recommendation dated from the current school year. Letters must be emailed directly from the author to the WSDW Scholarship Committee Chairperson. The author’s typed name on the letter will serve as their electronic signature. Letters of recommendation cannot be from family members.
  • As a separate attachment, a head and shoulders image of applicant in JPEG format
  • As a separate attachment, a scanned copy of your most recent unofficial transcript obtained from the registrar. Transcript must include all courses taken at the school, through the most recently completed quarter or semester. If you have attended more than one school within the past year, include a copy of your unofficial transcript for each school attended in the past 12 months.

Application Form

Washington State Dairy Women Scholarship

Amount: $1000 minimum (number of winners and amount vary based on funds available)

Deadline: application and all supporting documents must be received by April 15th

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Applicant, their mother, or spouse must be a current dues-paying member of the Washington State Dairy Women.
  • During the academic year, applicant must be a junior or higher at a 4 year college or university, 2nd year of a 2 year program at an accredited college, or enrolled in a post-graduate study.
  • Not have received this specific scholarship more than twice.
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher at time of application.

Western Stockmen’s / Simplot Scholarship

Amount: $500 (2 available)

Deadline: application and all supporting documents must be received by April 15th

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a Washington resident.
  • Intend to major in something directly related to the dairy industry.
  • Be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, enrolled full-time at a 4 year college, university, or community college.
  • Not have received this specific scholarship more than twice.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher at time of application.

Northwest Farm Credit Services Scholarship

Amount: $1000 (1 available)

Deadline: application and all supporting documents must be received by April 15th

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a Washington resident with a dairy industry connection.
  • Preferably be majoring in finance, accounting, economics, business or agriculture business.
  • Be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, enrolled full-time at a 4 year college, university, or community college.
  • Not be a child or grandchild of a NWFCS employee or board member.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

County Scholarships

Snohomish County Dairy Women Scholarship

Amount: $1000.00

Deadline: postmarked by April 15th

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Currently live in Snohomish County.
  • Reside between a senior in high school and 25 years old.
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Have one of the the following be true:
    • Actively engaged in a dairy cattle program (4-H, FFA, etc.).
    • Currently employed in a dairy related occupation.
    • Have family actively engaged in the dairy industry.

Application Requirements:

  • Print and mail in a completed application form including final essay prompt.
  • Include high school or most current transcript as appropriate.
  • Postmark application by April 15th due date.

Applications should be sent to:

Snohomish County Dairy Women
Attention: Scholarship Committee/Jane Warner
9725 Lowell-Larimer RD
Everett, WA 98208

If you have questions, concerns or need any clarification, contact Jane Warner at jswarner22@comcast.net