The Scholarship Program offers financial support and encouragement to low-income and first-generation college students who might otherwise not be able to continue their education and pursue their dreams for the future.
- FirstFruits Scholarship—competitive scholarship open to all children of Broetje Orchards employees and graduates of Jubilee Leadership Academy. Renewable for up to five years of study, depending on good academic standing, regular communication, and approved service to community.
- Continuing Education Scholarship—open to all employees of Vista Hermosa who wish to further professional development in their specific field of work.
- The Adult Lifetime Learning Scholarship—competitive program open to low-income adults in Walla Walla, Benton, and Franklin counties who wish to pursue higher education.
Scholarship Application Process
Selection Process: the Scholarship Committee exercises fair and impartial judgment in making awards based on Foundation criteria and guidelines including but not limited to the following.
- Personal essay on goals, achievements, service, commitment and conformity to Core Values and Mission Statement of Vista Hermosa Foundation.
- Community service and leadership roles.
- Personal interviews and recommendations, character, motivation, ability and potential.
- Timely submission of the complete Application.
- Parent and student attendance at Mandatory Orientation Meeting.
- Parent and student signatures on Acceptance of Scholarship
NOTE: Out-of-state and out-of-country students and parents are not required to attend mandatory orientation meetings, but they must submit a letter describing how they will communicate, support the student and encourage accountability.
DEADLINES: the committee reviews applications two times per year.
To determine your eligibility or to begin the application process, please contact:
Theresa Morton, program manager, 509 460-0350.