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Scholarship Opportunities

Washington State 4-H is pleased to offer a number of different scholarships. Current and former Washington State 4-H members are eligible to apply.  Applicants must have accumulated at least two years of 4-H affiliation.  Previous Washington State 4-H scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.  Applicants must be a senior attending an accredited two or four-year college or university in the fall.

Deadline: March 15th at 9:59 PM | Scholarship Application Opens January 1st.

Washington 4-H Scholarships require all five pieces of the Washington State 4-H Scholarship Application. Each applicant will be considered for all Washington State 4-H Scholarships. The application must be submitted by March 15 by 9:59 PM. These scholarships may be used at any accredited two or four year college or university.

  • Garber Family Scholarship – to be considered for this $1,000 scholarship you must have been a 4-H Club member for a least two years, leader among your peers, and a volunteer in your community, and plan to attend a two or four-year college. You must be a resident of one of the following counties:  Lincoln or Adams.
  • Lewis County 4-H Leaders Scholarships – to be considered for one of the three scholarship (Two @ $1,000, One @ $500) you must plan to attend a two or four- year college.
  • O.M. Plummer Memorial Scholarship – to be considered for the approximately $500 scholarship you must be attending a two or four-year college.
  • Thomas R. Quann Scholarship – to be considered for this $1,000 scholarship you must be a current 4-H member and plan to attend a two or four-year college.
  • Washington State 4-H Foundation Trustees Scholarship – to be considered for this $1,000 scholarship you must be a high school senior and attend a two or four-year college.
  • WSU CAHNRS 4-H Scholarship – to be considered for one of the two $3,000 scholarships available you must have been a 4-H Club member for a least two years, leader among your peers, and plan to attend the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University your freshman year.
  • J. Orville/Helen Young Memorial Scholarship – to be considered for this $500 scholarship you must be a current 4-H member and plan to attend a two or four-year college.

The Washington State 4-H Dairy Endowment also offers two $500 scholarships.  The Washington State Dairy Endowment Scholarship requires a separate application from those above and is due April 1st. The Dairy Endowment offers scholarships to present or former 4-H Dairy Project members – one for a high school senior and one for a current college student.  For information and to apply go to: http://extension.wsu.edu/4h/dairy-endowment-fund/

 

Resources

Instructions

Application Process Video

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NOTE: If you are a previously enrolled 4-H member, but are not participating this year and would like to apply for the scholarships, you will enroll as a short-term member. To do this:

  1. Log into your previously existing 4HOnline Family Profile
  2. Create a new short-term member profile by choosing “Youth” from the dropdown menu and clicking “Add Short-Term Member”

 

 

 

3. You will fill out your personal information, complete the authorizations and health forms as if you were a 4-H member.
4. You will not choose a club or project.
5. Click submit.
6. Once you have submitted your short-term member profile, follow the video instructions above to complete the scholarship application.

Questions?

Contact Britta Nitcy 509-335-6479 nitcy@wsu.edu, or Gayle Ashworth 253-445-4570 ashworthg@wsu.edu.

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