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 though Contra Costa County 4-H and California 4-H State levels.
4-H Event / Conference Fee Waiver Request
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 scholarship will be awarded to applicants who have excelled in leadership, community service and the mentoring of younger 4-H members.
Amount: Up to $500
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
Details and Application - Due Date: March 31, 2022 at 5:00PM
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 a 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 1, 2022 at 5:00PM
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.
UC DAVIS College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships (Not 4-H sponsored)
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has a variety of scholarships available to qualified undergraduates (some require 4-H membership). For more information on how to apply, please visit the Undergraduate Scholarships page.