Monday, May 6, 2024

Why You Should Apply for the Ben Oki Scholarship with Bob Pressler - Bonsai Time Podcast Ep31-32

I. Episode Summary & Links

            For this next 2-part series, Kevin and Kelly interviewed Bob Pressler regarding a bonsai scholarship that he helps organize. They talked about why you should apply and how you can boost your odds of success! The Ben Oki Scholarship Fund is awarded by the California Bonsai Society to two recipients a year. Each recipient is granted $1000 to use to further their bonsai education to give back to the bonsai community. Your co-hosts, Kevin Faris and Kelly Lui, are among the previous recipients of this scholarship. For more information on how to apply, please go to

The video version for part 1 / Episode 31 is available here:

The podcast version of Part 1 is available here.

The video version for part 2 / Episode 32 is available here:

The podcast version of Part 2 is available here.

Guest Info:

Bob Pressler is also the owner of Kimura Bonsai Nursery and President of the California Bonsai Society

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