Alaska Farm Bureau will award up to two $2,000 scholarship(s) to a student 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.
About the Bruce Willard 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.
How to Apply
The application period for 2022 is now open. Applications are due no later than April 29, 2022 via email to Amy Seitz.
For reference, the 2022 application form can be downloaded here: Bruce Willard Scholarship Application
Past Scholarship Recipients
PhD Natural Resources and Sustainability