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Scholarships, grants & awards

Each of the following is managed by outside organizations. To apply or ask questions, use contact information supplied on the forms.

MLBA Scholarship

Academic scholarships for 4-Hers entering an agricultural college as a freshman, at University of Minnesota — St. Paul or Crookston; University of Wisconsin, River Falls; South Dakota State University; North Dakota State University; or Iowa State University pursuing an animal agriculture major. Read more.

McKerrow Scholarship

Academic scholarships for college students majoring in animal science. Read more.

Lyle Lamphere Scholarship

Academic scholarships for college students majoring in agricultural subjects. Read more.

Minnesota State Fair Scholarship Program

Academic scholarships for Minnesota State Fair participants. Read more.

4-H Auction Scholarship (MLBA)

Academic scholarships for 4-H livestock project participants. Read more.

Clean Air Choice® Biodiesel Essay Scholarship

Write an essay or make a video about biofuels, and you could win a scholarship of $1,000 or $500. This scholarship is open to Minnesota high school seniors. Read more.

Minnesota 4-H Foundation Grants

Check the 4-H Foundation grants site for more information.

AMC 4-H Community Leadership Award

Recognizes a 4-H club for contributions and service to its community. Read more.

Key Award

Recognizes 4-H members for outstanding contributions to 4-H and the community as citizens and leaders. Read more.

Salute to Excellence

National recognition program for 4-H adult volunteers. Read more.

Dan Patch and Youth Leadership Award

Yearly award to one 4-H'er for overall achievement, leadership and service. Read more.

Paint Horse Essay Contest

4-H members involved in a horst project can win a paint horse of their own during the Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show. Read more.

Minnesota 4-H Foundation scholarships, grants & awards

The Minnesota 4-H Foundation disperses more than $1 million each year to support youth learning through 4-H. Read more.

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