NCWGA Scholarship

Each Year NCWGA sponsors a $500.00 Scholarship for youth members headed for college. You must be graduating from an accredited or chartered school to be eligible, plus be a member in good standing, Junior or Regular, of NCWGA to qualify. In addition, you must have proof of acceptance or enrollment in the college, and have raised natural colored sheep.

Along with a completed application, three letters of recommendation from qualified people such as teachers, counselors, or community leaders must be included.

This scholarship is based on merit, not financial need. Remember to give a complete outline of yourself. In addition to academics, include community and other organization involvement. Pictures, newspaper articles, etc, are acceptable documents.

Deadline is July 15, 2018

Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Entries must be postmarked by July 15, 2018 or they will be disqualified. Funds will be distributed after NCWGA Board makes the selection. The winner will be announced in the Marker publication.

Download Scholarship Form:   PDF   |   Word

Contact Kate Lowder, (918) 688-3365 or email moc.l1544486895oa@re1544486895dwolm1544486895k1544486895, if you have questions.

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Mission Statement

Our MISSION is to assist NCWGA members in the improvement, promotion, development of naturally colored sheep and the colored wool they produce. In 1977, NCWGA was formed as a non-profit national organization to support these common goals.

Vision Statement

The growth and popularity of hand spinning, weaving, felting and other wool crafts have resulted in a demand for the wide variety of naturally-colored wool. No Dyes Needed. The Modern handcrafters and fiber artists are more knowledgeable, discriminating, and demand higher-quality fleeces than those required by the textile industry. Since 1977 NCWGA has recognized the need for high-quality wool sheep that produced a high quality and very useable product.