Awards & Scholarships

4-H Family Banquet & Leader Recognition
Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Fall Family Banquet provides an opportunity for 4-H families to celebrate the accomplishments of the last year and re-connect with friends across the county. The Leader Recognition & Awards program recognizes primarily Adult Volunteers and their contribution to the 4-H Program.


4-H Key Award 

4-H Key Award is the highest 4-H recognition you can receive. 4-H Key Award applicants must have consistent 4-H growth, be in 11th grade or older, must have completed at least 3 years of 4-H and 1 year of youth leadership and contributed to service to their club, community, and county. The Key Award and Academic Scholarships (for post-high school education) are a combined application. Youth can apply for just one or both, depending on their eligibility.


4-H Awards Ceremony  •  Sunday, August 4, 2019
11:00 AM  •  Expo Building, Winnebago County Fairgrounds

The 4-H Awards Ceremony primarily recognizes youth leaders and their accomplishments throughout the past 4-H Year, including the announcement of the Key Award Winners (see above for more info). Graduates from the program are also recognized.

 


Scholarship Opportunities


2020 4‑H Youth in Action Awards/Scholarship

Every 4‑H’er has a story, and those stories are worth telling! Sharing your 4‑H story could earn you a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. for National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards! The 4‑H Youth in Action Program recognizes four confident young leaders in our core pillar areas: agriculture, civic engagement, healthy living and STEM. Each Pillar Winner will experience an exciting year of telling their 4‑H story and celebrating their leadership.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be 4-H member/recent alum of any type of 4-H program in the U.S.
  • Be between ages 15-19. Applicants must turn 15 by the application deadline and should not
    have turned 20 before January 1, 2019.

Winners receive:

  • $5,000 higher education scholarship
  • Promotional video showcasing their 4‑H impact story
  • All-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards
  • Networking opportunities with 4‑H celebrities and other prominent alumni
  • Recognition as the official 4‑H youth spokesperson for their pillar
  • One Pillar Winner will be selected as the 4‑H Youth in Action National Award Winner and will receive an additional higher education scholarship.

DEADLINE: October 21, 2019 For more information and application: https://4-h.org/parents/4-h-youth-in-action-awards/


Winnebago County 4-H Leaders’ Association Scholarship

All 4-H seniors are encouraged to apply for the Winnebago County 4-H Scholarships that are sponsored by the Leaders’ Association, Judy Gruzynske Memorial Fund, and Paul Stevenson Memorial Fund. These scholarships, each valued at $500, are available to 4-H members who meet the following requirements: must have been a 4-H member for at least 5 years, must have exhibited at the fair, must have displayed an active leadership role, must graduate from high school, must attend college, technical college, university or a special education program either full-time or part-time, tuition costs must be at least $500, and student must achieve a 2.0 or higher GPA after their first semester.

The Academic Scholarships (for post-high school education) and Key Award are a combined application. Youth can apply for just one or both, depending on their eligibility.


Winnebago County 4-H Horse & Pony Project Scholarship for Secondary Education

The Winnebago County 4-H Horse & Pony Project awards a minimum of two $500 scholarships to current project members.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Student must be enrolled in the Horse or Horseless Horse Project as of January 31 of the scholarship award year.
  • Student must graduate from high school as of the scholarship award year.
  • Student must attend College, Technical College, University, or a special education post- secondary program either full time or part time in the scholarship award year.
  • Tuition costs must be at least the amount of the scholarship to receive the entire scholarship.

2019 Horse Pony Scholarship Application
Deadline: Must be postmarked on or before June, 1 2019



Dairy Promotion Board Scholarship

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships to students that will be third or fourth year college students during the 2019-20 academic year. Any Wisconsin resident who is currently enrolled as a full-time student at a four-year Wisconsin school and is pursuing a dairy-related or food science degree is eligible for scholarship consideration. PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. All applicants are required to submit an application electronically as a PDF no later than MARCH 22, 2019. 


    Scholarships

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2019.  To be considered for financial support, applications must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by Friday, March 15, 2019, 5:00 pm.



Winnebago County Board of Supervisors’ Scholarship

The Winnebago County Board Scholarship Program is offered to all high school seniors who reside in Winnebago County and plan to attend a post secondary educational institution. The Scholarship Program was developed “To promote good citizenship and an awareness and understanding of county government“.

Up to nine $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

Application Deadline: March 25, 2019

For more information and applications: https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/county-board/winnebago-county-board-scholarship-program


CHS Larsen Cooperative

CHS Larsen Cooperative Scholarship 

Ensuring a strong future for agriculture is the primary goal of CHS Larsen Cooperative scholarships. CHS Larsen Cooperative will be offering graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled post high school education students a chance to apply for up to $20,000 in scholarships.  In order to qualify for these scholarships, the parents, parent, guardian, or individual applicant must be a patron (with a personal or business account number, cash account #000019 is not accepted) of CHS Larsen Cooperative. They must have purchased at least $3,000 worth of goods or services from CHS Larsen Cooperative from in the last calendar year. For more information:



Winnebago County Master Gardners’ Association Scholarship

The Winnebago County Master Gardeners would like to provide a nonrenewable $1,000.00 scholarship opportunity to a high school senior. Please see the Master Gardener Association website for more details: http://www.winnebagomastergardeners.org/Scholarship.html

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2019.

 


 

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