The Washington Apple Education Foundation is the charity of the tree fruit industry. Their mission is to impact lives through access to educational opportunities. Investors in the WAEF are making dreams come true for men and women improving their lives through higher education. Every year, the Washington Apple Education Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships to deserving students on behalf of tree fruit industry families, employers and supporters.
The Valent USA Tree Fruit Scholarship is open to students with ties to Washington's tree fruit industry who are pursing degrees in tree fruit production and/or management in a Washington public college or university. Other than the aforementioned requirements, this scholarship is open to most candidates. Dollar amounts for this scholarship will vary. Applications run from the Fall until the due date.