Ninety-nine Iowa 4-H scholarships valued at over $103,000 were awarded as a part of the Foundation’s scholarship recognition ceremony, on Sunday, July 9 in Ames. Scholarships were awarded to recipients from 58 counties across the state of Iowa with a wide variety of 4-H experiences.
The Successful Farming/Loren Kruse Outstanding Iowa 4-H Leader Award is presented annually to an adult volunteer who has encouraged, challenged, and inspired Iowa 4-H members to reach their fullest potential. This year’s recipient is Linda Cline from Webster County. Cline was honored at the Iowa State Fair on August 20, 2023. Cline was nominated by Emma Alstott, member of the Douglas Dreamers 4-H Club in Webster County.
AMES, Iowa— The Iowa 4-H Foundation is proud to announce the honorees to be recognized at the Iowa 4-H Legacy Awards Gala. The Legacy Awards celebrates Iowa 4-H and recognizes those who have made an important impact on the program. Slated for 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 24 at Toast in Ankeny, this signature fundraising event will showcase Iowa 4-H and raise funds to support the Program.
The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced applications are now available for its 4-H scholarship program. Nearly 100 scholarship opportunities valued at over $120,000 will be awarded.
Former and current Iowa 4-H members are eligible to apply for 4-H scholarships if they meet individual scholarship requirements, as determined by the scholarship donors. Applicants must enroll as a full-time student to receive scholarship awards.
Six new Trustees were elected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board at its annual meeting on Friday, October 21, 2022.