Humboldt County Farm Bureau Scholarships

If you are a Humboldt County High School graduate and are interested in applying for a scholarship through the Humboldt County Farm Bureau, click on either the First Time Application or Renewal Application and follow directions provided.  

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE:  APRIL 1, 2019

MULTIPLE scholarships in the following funds are available and include:

                 Henri & Lanette Rousseau Memorial Scholarship

                 Sterling F. Paddock Memorial Scholarship

                 Gene Whitney Forestry Production Scholarship

                 Humboldt County Wool Growers Scholarship

                 The FARM FUND Farm Bureau Scholarship

                 Ike Moxon Ag Scholarship Fund

Henri & Lanette Rousseau Memorial Scholarship

The Henri and Lanette Rousseau Memorial Scholarship was established by the late Lanette Rousseau to provide educational opportunities for graduates from Humboldt County High Schools to pursue a field of Agriculture, Science, Education or Vocational Education.  Henri and Lanette Rousseau were life long members of the Farm Bureau and both were active on the Board of Directors.  In 1996, the Rousseau Estate provided a partnership between the Humboldt Area Foundation and the Humboldt County Farm Bureau for this scholarship program.  Multiple scholarships are awarded and vary in size from $400 to $1,200.  Humboldt County Farm Bureau and the Humboldt Area Foundation are proud to be partners in this exceptional scholarship program.

 

Qualifications:
•  Major or minor must be in agriculture, agricultural related fields, science, or teaching.

•  Graduate from a Humboldt County High School.
•  May be a continuing college student who graduated from a Humboldt County High School within 7 years.
•  Full time student attending an accredited junior college, four-year college, or vocational school.
•  Scholarships are limited to FOUR years per student.

Gene Whitney Production Forestry Scholarship

The Humboldt County Farm Bureau is proud to offer a College Scholarship for students pursuing a career in Production Forestry or a Natural Resource which provides support to the Forest Production Industry.  Multiple scholarship may be awarded and vary in size.

Qualifications:
•  Graduate from a Humboldt, Del Norte, Mendocino, Trinity, Lake and Napa County High School.
•  Attending either College of the Redwoods, Humboldt State University, UC Berkeley or Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
•  Other Colleges offering forestry classes  may be approved by the Scholarship Committee upon request.
•  Student must be pursuing a career in Forestry or Natural Resource which  support to the Forest Products Industry.

Sterling F. Paddock Memorial Scholarship

The Sterling F. Paddock Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009.  Mr. Paddock grew up in Kneeland, CA and spent most of his life as a caretaker /cowboy on ranches in Humboldt County.  Emphasis of this scholarship will be for vocational education and students attending College of the Redwoods.   Multiple scholarships will be awarded and vary in size.

Qualifications:

•  Major or minor must be in Agriculture, Agricultural related fields, Vocational Training or

         General Ed with the intent to pursue agriculture as a career.

•  Graduate from a Humboldt County High School attending College of the Redwoods or

         a College or University.

•  May be a continuing college student who graduated from a Humboldt County High School.

•  Full time student (12 Units)

Humboldt County Wool Growers Scholarship

The Humboldt County Wool Growers Association was established in the early 1920’s.   While the sheep population in Humboldt County has dropped, the Association is still dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the industry which includes meat, wool and pelts for textiles, and milk from an emerging dairy-sheep industry.  Scholarship amounts will vary.

Qualifications:

•  Major or minor must be in Agriculture with consideration given to experience in sheep, livestock, or wool production.

•  Graduate from a Humboldt County High School.

•  May be a continuing college student who graduated from a Humboldt County High School within 7 years.

•  Full time student attending an accredited junior college, four-year college, or vocational school.

 

The FARM FUND Farm Bureau Scholarship

The FARM FUND scholarship was established in 2017 by an anonymous donor that was a past scholarship recipient.  

 

Qualifications:

•  Major or minor must be in Agriculture, Agricultural related fields, Vocational Training or General Ed with the intent to pursue agriculture as a career.

•  Graduate from a Humboldt County High School attending College of the Redwoods or a College or University.

•  May be a continuing college student who graduated from a Humboldt County High School.

•  Full time student (12 Units)

Ike Moxon Ag Scholarship Fund

The Ike Moxon Memorial Scholarship was established in 2018.  This fund was established by an estate gift from Isaac Leland Moxon, Jr. to benefit agricultural students in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.  Born to Humboldt County Pioneers, Ike grew up on the family dairy.  He attended Arcata schools and completed an engineering program at Humboldt State before entering the military.  He served during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, European Theater Ribbon with two Campaign Service Stars and the Combat Infantryman Badge for his service.  Upon his military discharge, Ike returned to Arcata and joined his father in the dairy business on Arcata Bottom.  He spent 71 years in agriculture and was proud of his role in helping agriculture students with educational opportunities through the Humboldt County Farm Bureau scholarship programs.

 

Ike was a strong supporter of Humboldt County Farm Bureau and served as a Board member for many years.  Emphasis of this scholarship will be towards students majoring in the Agriculture fields.   Multiple scholarships may will be awarded and vary in size.  Humboldt County Farm Bureau and the Humboldt Area Foundation are partners in this scholarship program.

Qualifications:

•  Major or minor must be in Agriculture, Agricultural related fields, Vocational Training or General Ed with the intent to

           pursue agriculture as a career.

•  Graduate from a Humboldt / Del Norte County High School  and plan to/are attending College of the Redwoods, 

           a Four Year College/University or trade school.  

•  May be a continuing college student who graduated from a Humboldt/Del Norte County High School.

•  Full time student (12 Units)

•  Member of the Humboldt County Farm Bureau

Sterling F. Paddock

Henri & Lanette Rousseau

ADDRESS

Humboldt County Farm Bureau

5601 S. Broadway

Eureka, CA   95503

HOURS

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

CONTACT

Katherine Ziemer

Executive Director

(707) 443-4844

humboldtfb@sbcglobal.net