The purpose of the fund is to provide college, university and vocational and technical school scholarships to the children of migrant seasonal farmworkers who reside in Idaho and Malheur, Harney, Grant and Baker counties in Oregon.

The Lynd Hoover Farmworker Scholarship


  • Farmworker; Parent and/or work performed within the last five years by prospective student 
  • Idaho or Eastern Oregon Resident
  • High school senior; enrolled in higher education or....
  • Student currently enrolled in a college/university
  • Aspiring student seeking a higher education

Supporting Materials Needed:

  • Completed Application
  • Current unofficial transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation from a community member
  • Completed essay questions

Application Opens: January 1,2018

Deadline is: April 15, 2018

Center for community and justice 


Our Benefactor

The late Lynd Hoover and el Centro de Comunidad y Justicia share the same goal of helping farm workers and their children attend college.

He named Stephanie Dickey, his niece, executor of his will of his will and asked her to be part of the selection process for the scholarship.

This will be the fourth year CCJ awards scholarship. We look forward to growing the scholarship fund alongside the students that we help.

Are you involved? Do you contribute to the greater good in our community?

We believe that students that show commitment to their community continue to do so throughout college an beyond!

We think the community will reap the benefits if students like you pursue a higher education. 

The Lynd Hoover Farmworker Scholarship application will be announced during January and the application DEADLINE is April 15, 2018.

The Committee will make their decision during May; scholarships will be awarded on May 31, 2018.