Grange CO-OP Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY:

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.

Requirements:

  • Written essay, with the choice of one topic below (Essays must meet a 500 minimum and 1,500 maximum word requirement to be considered):
    • “What cooperative business model would benefit your community best and why?” 
    • “What are some innovative ways Grange Co-op can connect with young people in your community?”
  • Signed letter of recommendation from a current teacher, counselor, administrator or employer.
  • Copy of official high school transcripts showing a minimum cumulative GPA requirement of 3.50.
  • In addition to the written essay, applicants must submit a video introducing themselves, discussing their future aspirations and presenting their key takeaways from the essay. Video should be shared 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 scholarship@grangecoop.com by January 31.

Additional Information:

  • 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.

Fill out application through the link below

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=jyE7cEYc9UydoIPwD3p8r_Ec1C-HQz1Fp0wnuefsG91UNldZQklLWjVQWlFXUEVLRjdRS0Q1VlczRi4u

Complete the downloadable form above and include with your submission via email between November 1 and January 31 to scholarship@grangecoop.com. Submissions must include all attachments and required information in a single email to be considered.