Scholarship Program

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 2021 has closed. Please check back for 2022 scholarship opportunities.

For reference, the 2020 application form can be downloaded here: Bruce Willard Scholarship Application

Past Scholarship Recipients

2018

Andie Sonnen

Brandon Traini

 

2018

Taylor Armstrong

2017

Lillianna Rice

Taylor Armstrong

2016

Benjamin Mock

Melissa Clark

2015

Melissa Clark

Pre-Veterinary Science

2015

Carolyn Chapin

PhD Natural Resources and Sustainability