F.B. Board Member John Laboyteaux sells Southern Humboldt produce at the Ferndale Farmers Market

Farm Bureau Board Member John Laboyteaux sells Southern Humboldt produce at the Ferndale Farmers Market

Next Scholarship Deadline
April 1st, 2017

Scholarship Committee
Humboldt County Farm Bureau
5601 So. Broadway
Eureka, CA  95503

Phone: (707) 443-4844
Email: humboldtfb@sbcglobal.net

Humboldt County Farm Bureau Scholarships

If you are a Humboldt County student and are interested in applying for a scholarship through the Humboldt County Farm Bureau, the following documents must be postmarked by April 1, 2017:

Humboldt County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application - Official Application Form – Page #1 and Page #2 for First time applicants. 

First Time Applicants:
Renewal Application:

Cover LetterDescribe your background, goals, involvement in Agriculture (if any) and your future plans.

Official High School Transcript1st time applicants.  Request a supplemental transcript be sent following High School Graduation which will include GPA and date of graduation

SAT or ACT Scores  - (usually posted on High School transcript).

Two letters of recommendation – 1st time applicants only.

Official College Transcript from each college where you have earned college credit of at least 10 units or more and an official High School Transcript


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.  Scholarships range in size from $400 to $1,200 and may be reapplied for annually.  The 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, or science, including education or teaching courses in agriculture or related fields of science.

•  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


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.

Qualifications:

•  Graduate from a Humboldt, Del Norte, Mendocino, Trinity, Lake and Napa County High School.

•  Attending either College of the Redwoods, Humboldt State University, University of California at Berkeley or Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

•  Other Colleges offering forestry classes and institution of higher learning may be approved by the Scholarship Committee upon request.

•  Student must be pursuing a career in Production Forestry or Natural Resource which provides support to the Forest Products Industry.


Sterling F. Paddock Scholarship

The Sterling F. Paddock Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009.  Mr. Paddock grew up in Kneeland, CA. and most of his life was spent 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.   Scholarship amounts will vary.

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.



Scholarship Winners 2013