"4-H prepares you for the real world through interviews, spending long hours preparing for presentations and projects, and placing such a huge emphasis on giving back to the community.”
-Olivia Matz, 2015 Cheryl and Dr. David Pence Family Visual Arts 4-H Scholarship Recipient
Are you an Iowa 4-H'er planning to attend college? The Iowa 4-H Foundation knows it's not easy to finance a college education, and we know that many Iowa 4-H'ers can use help achieving their educational goals. Consider applying for an Iowa 4-H Scholarship, funded by donors through the Iowa 4-H Foundation.
Designed to encourage Iowa 4-H members to continue their education beyond high school, our current scholarship program offers 80 scholarships worth more than $73,000. Scholarships range in value from $500 to $3,500.
Interested in making a contribution toward a scholarship? Contact Albert Grunenwald at 515-294-4780 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications are due February 1, 2016, 11:59 p.m. (Exception: Hills Bank Leadership Grant deadline extended - see below)
A list of scholarships and qualifications can be found at the application site.
To be eligible for any of the Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarships 2 letters of recommendation are required - one from an Extension staff member or 4-H volunteer and one from a school/college academic advisor or teacher. College undergraduates may submit both letters from academic advisors. Hills Bank Leadership Grant applicants will also need 2 letters of recommendation from either from a community member, employer, or volunteer and from a school teacher or academic advisor. Within the application is a section to send the requests for a letter to be submitted on your behalf. Please begin your application in a timely fashion to give your recommenders time to submit their letter.
For questions on content of application or scholarship criteria please email email@example.com.
For technical support for the online application please contact the help center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iowa 4-H members are eligible to apply for 4-H scholarships if they meet individual scholarship requirements (i.e. designated college and/or major program of study, county of residence, 4-H event participation, etc.) Applicants must enroll as a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours) to receive scholarship awards. Only ONE application form is needed for all Iowa 4-H scholarships. Eligible Iowa 4-H youth may apply for more than one scholarship, however, only one scholarship per individual will be awarded per academic year. Please visit the links below for more information.
IMPORTANT: Application deadline extended for this program only! New deadline is March 1, 2016.
Open to current high school Juniors in eastern Iowa, this program offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable leadership skills and earn a 4-H Scholarship. You do not need to be a current Iowa 4-H member to apply for the Leadership Scholarship program. Check back for eligibility requirements with the Iowa 4-H Scholarship Listing for fall 2016.
The Lloyd, Inc. 4-H Scholarships are open to former Iowa 4-H members who have been accepted to the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine. Check back for eligibility requirements with the Iowa 4-H Scholarship Listing for fall 2016.