Youth Program

  • The Nebraska Beekeepers Association annually awards grants to students who are between the ages of 12 – 17.
  • The grant provides the students with instruction in beekeeping, a complete hive, honeybee package, protective gear, hive tool, bee brush, smoker and a mentor to assist them during their first year.
  • Students are to maintain their hive, records of their experience in beekeeping, complete a presentation before the association membership at their annual meeting.
  • This program was started in 2008 to encourage young people to become involved in the industry of beekeeping.
  • Only one scholarship per family.
  • The application can be found at the Nebraska Youth Beekeeping Grant.