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Peary Wilemon-National Cotton Ginners' Scholarship

National Cotton Ginners' Association

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Peary Wilemon was a long-time agricultural and civic leader from the central Texas community of Maypearl. He left college to take over his family's cotton farming and ginning operation in 1928. For many years, Wilemon led the cotton industry in technological advances to improve ginning efficiency and fiber quality. He was elected President of Texas Cotton Ginners Association in 1958 and was named Texas Cotton Ginner of the Year in 1961. Wilemon served as Secretary-Treasurer of National Cotton Ginners Association from 1961-1986, while operating his farm and gins and holding a number of civic posts in his community. Under Wilemon's guidance, National Cotton Ginners Association served its membership through a variety of programs and as an advocate for the ginning industry in Washington, D.C.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


The competition for this scholarship will be average.

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Deadline: Feb 1
Awards Granted: 1
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