There are many scholarship opportunities available to 4-H members! These include financial assistance for attending 4-H events and conferences, for recognition of outstanding members, and for higher education. The table below summarizes the scholarships available at the Contra Costa County, North Central Section, California State and National 4-H levels.
4-H Event / Conference Fee Waiver Requeest
County Council will pay up to 50% of event / conference fees for those members requesting financial assistance.
Details and Application
Due Date: submit application to County 4-H Council Secretary at least 2 weeks before the event.
Contra Costa County 4-H Scholarship
Contra Costa County 4-H Scholarship was created by the County Incentives & Recognition Committee (CIRC) and a $500 scholarship will be awarded to two applicants who have excelled in leadership, community service and the mentoring of younger 4-H members. Who can apply:
- You must be a 4-H member in good standing
- Currently a senior in Contra Costa County school districts
- Applicant is planning to attend a vocation school, community college or university after completing high school
Due Date: March 29, 2019
Tammy Brazil Memorial Scholarship
This annual $500.00 scholarship and trophy belt buckle is awarded to an outstanding 4-H member in good standing who is:
- You must be a current member in 4-H or FFA in Contra Costa County
- You must be or have been enrolled in the horse project and showed at the county fair.
- You must be within the ages of 15-19
- You must hold or have held an office, Teen leader, or committee leader
Applications are due Sat, May19, 2018, by noon and should be turned into the little red barn by livestock arena at the Contra Costa County Event Center.
Joel Hanson Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this $250 scholarship is to award a 4-H member from age 9 to 19, that demonstrates the attributes that made Joel such an exceptional young man.
Due Date: Nominees are submitted by each club, recipient is announced at Achievement Night.
Randy Stacy Memorial Scholarship
The Randy Stacy Memorial Scholarship was created by the Stacy Family in memory of their son, Randy Stacy, an outstanding 4-H youth who excelled in both leadership and the mentoring of younger 4-H members.
AMOUNT: $2,000.00 is available each year to be awarded to one or more applicants.
WHO CAN APPLY:
Senior students in the Antioch or Liberty High School Districts who are current 4-H member in good standing and planning to attend a vocational school, community college or university after completing high school.
Details and Application
Due Date: June 15, 2019
California State 4-H Scholarships
The available scholarships vary each year. Visit the scholarships categories page to get a complete list and description of this year's 4-H scholarships. Find additional scholarship opportunities here.