Awards range up to $2500 and include a one-year supporting membership to the farm bureau.
The Mary Petzel Memorial Scholarship was created in honor of Mary Petzel, the long-time secretary of Marion County Farm Bureau. Mary was recognized for her disciplined approach to all aspects of the Farm Bureau. She also served as a member of the Oregon Farm Bureau Women’s Advisory Council. Her family continues to farm in the Brooks/Gervais area.
The Scott Miller Memorial Scholarship was created in honor of Scott Miller, the fourth generation of his family to farm their land in Woodburn. He farmed row crops and fresh market produce and was on the Marion County Farm Bureau board of directors. He tragically died when the tractor he was driving was rear ended by a vehicle in 2014.
The Roger DeJager Memorial Scholarship was created in honor of Roger DeJager, a dedicated dairy farmer from Jefferson, Oregon. Roger served on the MCFB board from 2002-2018, as well as many other co-op/organizational boards. He passed away in 2021.
Eligibility and application instructions are on the application. They must be received by May 1.
For more information and application: http://www.marioncofarm.com/scholarships/