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Scholarships, grants & awards

Each of the following funds is managed by the Minnesota 4-H Foundation. Applications are reviewed annually in April, unless otherwise noted.

CCI Innovation in Agriculture Scholarship

For past or present 4-H members entering college as a freshman and intending to pursue an agriculture-related degree. Read more.

Kern Scholarship

For past or present 4-H members attending a MnSCU college. Read more.

David E Pace and Valerie Halverson Pace Leadership Scholarship

A one-time scholarship for accepted freshmen or continuing sophomores at any accredited college or university in the U.S. Read more.

Andrea Ruesch Regional 4-H Scholarship

A scholarship for present 4-H members as a high school senior or first year college student in one of nine counties Read more.

Ada and Helmuth Schroeder Scholarship

A one-time scholarship for students going into their freshman year at a Minnesota college or university. Read more.

Searles Family Scholarship

Supports Olmsted County 4-H'ers entering their freshman year at a post-secondary institution. Read more.

4-H Adult Scholarship: Workforce Re-entry

A scholarship for adults involved with 4-H who want to re-train at an institution of higher learning in order to re-enter the workforce or for job transition. Read more.

Helping Hands Grants

Funds 4-H club projects by 4-H youth and adults in partnership. Read more.

Statewide Opportunity Grant

Funds area, regional and state-level staff in support of capacity building and program enhancement projects. Read more.

Communicate.Lead.Succeed. Award

Rewards young people who work to build their communications skills. Read more.

Soybean Demonstration Award

For youth participating in the 4-H soybean demonstration project at county or state fairs. Read more.

Scholarships, grants & awards from other organizations

A number of organizations offer scholarships for which 4-H'ers may be eligible. Read more.

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