Jefferson County 4-H Council Small, Merit-Based Grants
Small, Merit-based Grants Application due May 1 and September 30, 2018
The Jefferson County 4-H Council annually awards grants ($50-$200) to 4-H youth members, 4-H Projects, ond 4-H Clubs/Groups who help to PROMOTE ond/or RAISE FUNDS for 4-H programs and scholarships that benefit youth throughout our county (i.e., promotion ond fundraising that extends beyond o single 4-H Club/Group). Those applying for such grants must report their activities on the Jefferson County 4-H Council Promotion/Fundraising Log. All grant proposals must help to further the “Essential Elements” of 4-H. individual 4-H members, 4-H Projects, and entire 4-H Clubs/Groups in Jefferson County are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply, please click on the fillable form above.
Jefferson County 4-H Council Scholarships
Scholarship Application Forms due April 1, 2018
The Jefferson County 4-H Council annually awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolling in post-high school education who have shown active involvement in 4-H for four or more years. Please click on the application form above for more information and to apply. Also see these links below to get a sense of how Council evaluates applications:
Evaluation Page 1
Evaluation Page 2
WA State 4-H Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarship Applications due March 15, 2018
Washington State 4-H scholarships are offered to encourage 4-H members to continue their education beyond high school. All five pieces of the Washington State 4-H Scholarship application are required (i.e., Application via 4HOnline, Resume, Essay, 2 Letters of Recommendation, and Academic Transcript). Each applicant will be considered for all Washington State 4-H Scholarships.
ELIGIBILITY: Current and former Washington State 4-H members who are high school seniors or completing their GED are eligible to apply. Applicants must have accumulated at least 2 years of 4-H affiliation. Scholarship awards will be based on:
1. Compatibility to scholarship criteria.
2. Leadership and participation in 4-H as demonstrated through your essay and resume.
3. Community service.
4. Scholastic ability and achievement.
For current application directions for 4-H WA State Scholarships go to: http://extension.wsu.edu/4h/youth/scholarship-opportunities/
Additional scholarship guidance available from these sites:
- Washington Scholarship Coalition, a free service that connects WA State students with scholarship providers: https://fortress.wa.gov/wsac/thewashboard/
- The Simple Dollar, providing helpful steps as you begin applying for scholarships: http://www.thesimpledollar.com/college-scholarship-guide/