Schneiter, Robert and Margaret Scholarship in Dairy Science

Ruth Schneiter Henderson passed away in 2012.  She grew up in Longview, Washington, the only child of Robert and Margaret Schneiter. Her parents were dairy farmers of Swiss heritage who knew the value of hard work and frugal living. They loved both the land and their animals and worked together for almost fifty years to […]

Saffell, Sandra K. Graduate Fellowship in Viticulture and Enology

Sandra K. Saffell was raised with an international, cross-cultural perspective. Her father was a military officer and wherever he was stationed; her parents made sure their family learned about and respected the local customs. Her undergraduate degree in Recreation is from WSU and she has a Master’s in Public Administration. One of Sandy’s core beliefs […]

Salvadalena, Henry and Dorathy Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor Dorathy and Henry Salvadalena, pioneer farmers in the Columbia Basin area. In 1954 they moved from Monroe, Washington to an underdeveloped area of land known as Block 15. Over the next 20 years they carved out a productive farm, raising dairy cattle, alfalfa hay, and diverse crops. Henry and […]

Schafer, Edwin G. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in memory of Professor Edwin G. Schafer. Professor Schafer taught at Washington State University from 1913 until his retirement in 1951. He headed the Department of Agronomy for many years and was Assistant Dean of Agriculture when he retired. Professor Schafer was a pioneer in hybrid corn investigation from 1910-1913 […]

Sangria Grille Farm to Table Scholarship

The Sangria Grille kitchen fuses the rich cuisine and cooking styles of Peru with Northwest ingredients. Our chefs cook using modern and old world techniques with ingredients traditional in Peruvian cuisine and fresh, local produce and meat from the Palouse and surrounding areas. We believe we can honor our heritage, training, belief in sustainability, the […]

Schafer, Margaret Nicholson Graduate Fellowship in Food Science or Nutrition

Virginia Schafer created this endowment in honor of her mother, Margaret Nicholson Schafer.  Margaret believed deeply in the importance of education, especially for women, as a means of achieving economic and spiritual independence.  She was also actively interested in the field of nutrition and in Washington State University.  Awards will provide fellowship stipends to a […]

Schafer, Ella Miles Scholarship

Ella Frances Miles was born February 1886 in Chicago. She began high school in Omaha, Nebraska and finished in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She did her college work in Ontario and graduated from McDonald Institute at Ontario Agriculture College. She then taught in the public schools from 1907-1908 and 1908-1909 and the fall term 1909-1910. During […]

Schmidt, Robert Carl Scholarship

Robert Carl Schmidt was born in Plaza, Washington in 1930 and graduated from Rosalia High School in 1948. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from Washington State College in 1953. After his graduation, he returned to the family farm and formed a farming partnership with his brother, growing wheat, barley, and peas […]