encourage and provide individuals of farmworker families that live in
Oregon with the opportunity to further their academic or technical
education. Click here to learn more about Sister Adele.
Individual awards will range from $1,000 to $2,500 per scholarship
winner. The Sister Adele Scholarship is funded by CASA of Oregon, a non-profit committed to building prosperity in diverse communities across Oregon is at the heart of our mission, programs, and actions.
How to Apply:
Interested students should complete this online application.
- Be enrolled during 2019-2020 academic year
in an accredited community college, 4-year college/university or trade
- Be from a farmworker household -- includes dairy and nursery jobs, as well as working
in the processing and/or transporting of agricultural products
- Hold a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) or be pursuing/enrolled in a qualified academic program by the end of June 2019
- No specific GPA is required
- Submit an online application form
- Submit most current high school/college transcript (unofficial or official)
- Submit a current résumé
- Submit a Personal Statement which discusses what
you hope to accomplish with your education and how it connects with your
experiences as an individual from a farm working family.
your response to one (1) single spaced page maximum. Remember, your
Personal Statement should not be a listing of facts, and should explain
how a Sister Adele Scholarship would support your pursuit of higher
education, and/or technical training.
- Submit a Service Project Proposal
Project Proposal is your chance to explain how you will give back by
inspiring others students from farmworker families to pursue higher
education and/or vocational training. To help expand the impact of the
Sister Adele Scholarship program, all recipients are required to carry
out a project during their award year.
This project can be done on your
home campus or in your local community and must be completed within six
months of your award disbursement. All applicants must submit a project
proposal which will be closely reviewed during the selection process.
Some key points to keep in mind are:
- Briefly outline your proposed project
and explain how will this project impact your home university or home
community. What are your project goals?
- What is your target population and how will your project impact this group?
- What, if any, campus departments, student organizations, and/or
community organizations will you collaborate with in promoting the
Sister Adele Scholarship? Have you already made contact with these
- Upon completion of your project you will be required to submit a
one-page final report summarizing the impact of your Service Project.
Application Deadlines & Timeline:
Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 24th, 2019.
Scholarship winners will be notified by the end of July 2019.
For additional information, please contact Nicole Larsen at (503) 537‐0319 ext. 322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.