Ben and Loretta Abatti Scholarship Fund

The 2021 application period has closed.

Scholarship Criteria
 
The Ben and Loretta Abatti Scholarship is open to:
  • Graduating seniors and graduates of Imperial Valley high schools who will be, or are, attending a 4-year College or University pursuing a degree/career in Agriculture and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

The scholarship criteria will include consideration for:

  • Academic merit
  • Educational plans and career goals
  • Community service
  • Financial need

IVCF is extremely honored to assist the Abatti family in remembering Mr. Ben Abatti and the tremendous legacy of generosity and community service that he shared with the Imperial Valley throughout his life.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Mrs. Loretta Abatti and the entire Abatti family, friends, and community during this difficult time. Your loss is shared by many, but Mr. Abatti's memory and life will continue to be celebrated and appreciated for generations to come.

We are truly grateful for the opportunity to serve your family and the community through this new scholarship fund.

Obituary

Please click here to make a gift to the "Ben and Loretta Abatti Scholarship Fund" held at the Imperial Valley Community Foundation.

If you prefer to send a check, please make your gift payable to "Imperial Valley Community Foundation" and include memo: "Ben and Loretta Abatti Scholarship Fund." Please mail your check to: Imperial Valley Community Foundation, PO Box 2739, El Centro, CA 92244.