Grange Grassroots Activism Scholarship Application

Sponsored by Potomac Grange #1, Washington, DC

Any Youth, Young Adult, or Junior that has applied to attend the Washington DC Experience is eligible to apply for the Grange Grassroots Activism Scholarship. The scholarship application with supplemental materials will be submitted to the National Grange Youth Director and will be passed along to the National Grange Legislative Director and Potomac Grange #1 for selection. Two travel/lodging scholarships, not to exceed $800, will be awarded.

Applicants must submit ALL of the following:

  1. The completed application form.
  2. Youth and Young Adult members:
    1. Submit an Op-ed you wrote advocating on behalf of the Grange for a specific policy issue, OR a copy of a resolution you have written and
      presented to your Community/Subordinate, Pomona or State Grange
      including information on a date of presentation and outcome
  3. An essay about what you want to gain by attending the Washington Experience
  4. Two letters of reference; one from your State President/President, State, Subordinate/Community, or Pomona Legislative Director or State Youth Director or from a National Grange Officer demonstrating your character, ability for engagement and activism and interest in Grange policy. The second letter can be from anyone outside of the family unit.