Iowa 4-H Foundation announces scholarships for 2017

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced applications are now available for the 4-H scholarship program. Over 90 scholarship opportunities valued at over $90,000 will be awarded.

The various scholarship awards range in amounts from $500 to $10,000. Certain scholarships are open to students pursuing any field of study, while others are open to students pursuing degrees in agriculture, food and nutrition, ag business, animal science, journalism and STEM related studies. Former and current 4-H members graduating from high school or currently attending college are eligible applicants.

While a majority of the 4-H scholarship opportunities are available for students attending Iowa State University, scholarships are available to students planning to attend an Iowa Regent university, Iowa private college, Iowa community college, or any land-grant university.

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.

Information and applications for the 4-H Scholarships are now available online through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m., February 1, 2017 for consideration. Only one application form is needed for all Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarships. Eligible students may apply for more than one scholarship, however, only one scholarship per individual will be awarded per academic year.