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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Scholarships and Grants

Program Contact: Su Tipton, WSU Jefferson County Extension, Administrative Assistant-Lead
(360) 379.5610 x206 •

Jefferson County 4-H Council
Small, Merit-Based Grants

Small, Merit-based Grants Application due May 1 and September 30, 2019

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 for Graduating Seniors

Scholarship Application Forms EXTENDED DUE DATE: July 31st 2020

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.

Important Update for 2020 – Due to COVID-19 there have been changes to how applications can be submitted:

  • Applications can be turned in digitally. Use a scanner app on the phone (or an actual scanner) and scan all parts of the application, turn it into a PDF and then submit it to – Photos can also be taken with a phone and then converted to a PDF for submission. There are basic instructions for this in the April Here & Now Newsletter.
  • Applications can be mailed to the WSU office at 121 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock, WA 98339 – it is alright if they are turned in without the folder or binder in order to save on mailing costs.
  • Applications can be turned in to the WSU office at 121 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock, WA 98339 via the locked mail drop box at the back of the building. In order for applications to fit into the drop box they need to be in a large manila envelope without the folder or binder.

Jefferson County 4-H Council
Small, Travel & Training Grants

Small, Travel & Training Grant Application Forms due on the 15th of each month

The Jefferson County 4-H Council annually awards grants (up to $50) to 4-H youth and leaders who would like to gain greater understanding within their specific 4-H Projects and/or various aspects of positive youth development.  These grants may be used for helping to cover the costs of trainings, travel, curricula, teen rallies, camps, or other 4-H-related educational experiences.  4-H youth and leaders who have helped to promote and/or raise funds for 4-H programs that benefit youth throughout our county (i.e., through the Jefferson County 4-H Council) are eligible to apply.

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: 


Additional scholarship guidance available from these sites: