Nebraska 4-H Foundation Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 11
Award Deadline: Jan 15, 2023

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation offers 4-H members the opportunity to apply for scholarships. The Nebraska 4-H Foundation awards up to $22,000 worth of scholarships each year to 4-H'ers from across the state.

To apply for scholarships, 4-H'ers must submit the Nebraska 4-H Achievement Application for state-level review by January 15th. Youth must follow the application instructions available on the Nebraska 4-H Achievement Application webpage. If applying for multiple scholarships, only one Achievement Application should be submitted. An applicant must select the scholarship to which he/she feels qualified.

4-H youth may want to visit with the Extension Office in their county and the financial aid office at the college of their choice. There may be other grants, scholarships, or low-interest loans for which they may be eligible.

Scholarship availability may change at any time without prior notice.

Use of Information

The information submitted in the Achievement Application is confidential. Personal information about scholarship winners may be used in local publicity and press releases.

Note: Only the application review committee will have access to transcripts and test scores.

General Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements apply to all scholarships awarded by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation unless otherwise noted. Additional scholarship-specific eligibility requirements may apply. Please see Available Scholarships below for more details.

A) Must be a current high school senior, graduating in Spring of the current year and attending college in the Fall of the current year or a current Freshman at an accredited university (see specific scholarship school regulations). ***Exception: Grand Island Horse Scholarship applicants may apply after their sophomore year in high school.

B) Must have completed one (1) year of 4-H and be current 4-H member unless otherwise stated in the scholarship-specific eligibility requirements listed below. Please see Available Scholarships below for more information.

Selection Process

Selection will be based on the following factors:

A) 4-H background

B) Leadership abilities

C) Interest and desire for further education

D) Scholastic achievements

Scholarships will be awarded to the candidates whose applications earn the highest overall scores from the judges.

Awarding Process

A) In order for scholarship money to be awarded, the recipient must be in good scholastic standing in college (minimum of C average =2.0). Scholarship money will be awarded after the successful completion of the first college semester or semester following the application review process.

B) The recipient must provide a copy of first semester grades to the Nebraska 4-H Foundation before scholarship money is issued.

Open Scholarship Application Page:
"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
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Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship - $2,000
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