Youth Beekeeping Scholarship Program Application

OBJECTIVES

  1. To educate youth in the art of beekeeping to promote a better Objectiveunderstanding of the value of honeybees to our environment and to the food chain.
  2.  To provide an opportunity for youth to experience responsibility and enjoyment through beekeeping.
  3. To provide an avenue for youth to engage in an avocation and gain the potential to pursue beekeeping as a sideline or full time vocation.

THE AWARD

  1. A one year membership in the Nebraska Beekeepers Association.award
  2. A beginning beekeeper seminar registration and textbook.
  3. A set of woodenware for a beehive.
  4. A nuc or package of bees for the hive
  5. Beekeeping gear: hat, veil, gloves, hive tool, and bee smoker.
  6. Mentoring by a NBA member for one year.

ELIGIBILITY 

  • The applicant must be between the ages of 12 and 17 by January 1 of the current year.
  • The applicant must be a resident of Nebraska.
  • The applicant must be currently enrolled in public, private, or home schooled.eligibility
  • The applicant must have permission and agreement from parent of guardian.
  • The application must be submitted to the Nebraska Beekeepers Association no later than Dec 1, of the current year.
  • Scholarships are limited to 10 (ten) per year.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

  • Finalists will be selected by the Youth Program Committee consisting of the President and three other NBA members.
  • The Program Committee will arrange an interview with finalists and parents/guardian.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant selected by the Program Committee and presented at the NBA January meeting.

Apply Now – Scholarship Application form 2016