Two $2,000 scholarship available for students pursuing a degree is agriculture or natural resources.
Alaska Farm Bureau will award two (2) $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing an agricultural or natural resource field through college, trade school or vocational training. The program is available to students already enrolled in a college, trade school or in vocational training, as well as graduating high school seniors. This is a one-time scholarship.
Bruce Willard was born July 24, 1935, in Oakfield, Wisconsin and lived in Homer Alaska since 1946. He was a true Alaskan. He homesteaded with his wife Linda in 1959, was a commercial fisherman, big game guide, company commander of the local National Guard, a longshoreman and a cattle rancher. He was on the board of directors of the Alaska Farm Bureau and a strong supporter of Alaska agriculture.
To apply, complete an application form and submit no later than April 20th, 2017. The application form can be downloaded here: Bruce Willard scholarship app
For more information, contact the Alaska Farm Bureau, 907-252-5064 or, Email the Farm Bureau Executive Director: [email protected].
About the Alaska Farm Bureau:
The Alaska Farm Bureau is a chapter of the America Farm Bureau, an independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization governed by and representing farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing their problems and formulating action to achieve educational improvement, economic opportunity and social advancement and, thereby, to promote the national well-being.
The Alaska Farm Bureau’s mission is to improve the economic well-being and expansion of agriculture and to enrich the quality of life for all Alaskans. For more information, go to: http://www.alaskafb.org.