American Beekeeping Federation
Request for Award Applications
The American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) is offering one $2,000 award to a beekeeper with a practical beekeeping idea that is relevant to other beekeepers. We are looking to fund an individual who has developed a practical beekeeping practice OR has a practical beekeeping idea that needs funding to be developed. Examples of practical ideas include: a novel method for controlling or preventing hive beetle infestations, method of overwintering colonies, a more accurate method of sampling for varroa mites, a method of collecting colony information, a new tool, a hive design for people with disabilities, or anything else that could help other beekeepers.
There will be one $2,000 award.
Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2021
Only the awardee will be notified by November 12, 2021
The awardee is encouraged, but not required, to attend ABF’s January 2022 Conference & Tradeshow in Las Vegas. The awardee will be announced at the ABF business meeting at the 2022 conference.