What is the AHBA Educational Program?
It is a program that provides scholarships for career advancement opportunities through education, be it in agriculture or elsewhere.
Who can apply?
Current participants in the Ag Health Benefits group health program and certain family members can apply. This includes children and grandchildren under age 25.
We now offer two scholarship opportunities!
Academic: For education at a community college, four-year college, or university. Click Here
Vocational: For job training, certification programs, or trade schools. Click Here
When are applications due?
Academic applications are accepted each year between March 1 – 31. The 2023 Academic Application Period is now closed and will reopen in 2024.
Vocational applications are accepted twice each year, between March 1 – 31 and June 1 – 30. For information about the Summer application period, Click Here.
How and when are winners chosen?
- Winners are chosen from the information on their application and a virtual interview with the Selection Committee.
- Academic scholarships winners are announced each year in late May.
- Vocational scholarship winners are announced each year in late May and late August.
- Scholarships are issued with proof of enrollment and acceptance of program terms.
How can a scholarship help someone in my family?
This scholarship could make it possible for you or a family member to attend school for the first time, complete an education, or pursue a goal that has always been a dream.
Bilingual flyer and what our past award winners have to say. Click Here
Read about the scholarships awarded in 2022. Click Here
2023 Ag Health Benefits Alliance Scholarship Program Press Release. Click Here
Questions? Please contact us at (707) 963-7191.
Thanks to Mike Wolf, the Michael L Wolf Trust and many others for the generous donations that make this program possible.
AHBA is non-profit 501(c)3 organization, Federal Tax ID#83-443051. If you are interested in making a tax deductible contribution, please contact email@example.com