we help plant the seeds that grow the next generation of environmental leaders

Peter A. Yeager Memorial Scholarship

In recognition of Pete's commitment to educating and inspiring the next generation of environmental leaders, the scholarship program provides financial support to students majoring in environmentally-focused engineering, science, or education programs.

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Education
Who Should Apply

The scholarship is available to students entering their junior or senior year at a qualified four-year college, majoring in an environmental concentration of engineering, science, or education.


Scholarships of up to $2,000 each will be awarded, depending on the number and qualifications of applicants.

Eligibility & Criteria

Applicants will be screened and an awardee selected by the Foundation Board of Trustees.

The award may be used only for tuition, and will be paid directly to the college of attendance.

A number of criteria will be considered including academic excellence, career plans, and demonstration of prior community involvement.

Preference may be given to applicants who are graduates of Erie Cathedral Prep or a Crawford County high school.

Spouses, children, descendants, spouses of children or descendants, or any other persons related to the Foundation, its directors or officers, are not eligible to receive a scholarship.

How to Apply

Download the application form

Submit the completed application to

Or mail the application to:

Memorial Scholarship Program
The Peter A. Yeager Memorial Foundation
P.O. Box 1290
Albany, Oregon 97321

Currently Accepting Applications
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with scholarships awarded each fall and spring semester.

how you can support our future
environmental leaders

The Peter A. Yeager Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund helps to give students the resources they need to follow their dreams of building and maintaining a sustainable future. Your contribution can help us make an impact through education. A donation in any amount is a step towards a student's success.

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