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State 4-H Scholarships
The State 4-H Program in Oregon offers scholarships to college-bound high school seniors who are currently enrolled in the Oregon 4-H program, and have been members for a minimum of three years, including the current year.
2015 State 4-H Scholarship Summary
2015 Scholarship availability and applications are being reviewed and revised. New applications will be available by November 17, 2014.
Specific eligibility information for each scholarship can be found by clicking on the scholarship name, which links to the individual details for that scholarship. Applications must be approved and signed by the 4-H agent in your county Extension office. Check with your local county Extension office to find out what their scholarship deadline date is. Counties will forward approved applications to the State 4-H office before the March 1st deadline.
Scholarships Available for Any Accredited College or University
|Babe Coe Memorial Scholarship||
One $1000 scholarship
Applicant must be from Crook, Deschutes, Grant, Jefferson or Wasco County
Requires Oregon 4-H Financial Need Form.
|CHS Foundation Scholarship||One $1000 scholarship|
|Duane P. Johnson 4-H Scholarship||
One $500 scholarship
Attendance at any 4-year college or university
|O.M. Plummer Scholarship||
One $600 (approximate) scholarship
Essay should include information about participating in beef, sheep, swine and/or livestock judging
|Jeanne Leeson Memorial 4-H Scholarship||One $1250 scholarship|
|H. Joe Myers Memorial 4-H Scholarship||Two $2500 scholarships|
Scholarships Available for Attendance at Oregon State University
|Martha MacGregor 4-H Scholarship||
One $3500 Scholarship. Requires attendance at OSU.
|Klein-Youngberg Family 4-H Scholarship||
Three $1250 scholarships. Requires attendance at OSU.
Must have been in 4-H for at least five years
|Oregon 4-H Foundation Memorial 4-H Scholarship||One $1000 Scholarship. Requires attendance at OSU.|
|Kate Thiess Memorial 4-H Scholarship||One $1000 Scholarship. Requires attendance at OSU.|
|One $500 Scholarship. Requires attendance at OSU.|
|Minnick Memorial 4-H Scholarship||
One $500 Scholarship. Requires attendance at OSU.
Preference to applicants with an agricultural background.
|A. Lois Redman 4-H Scholarship||
One $1200 Scholarship. Requires attendance at OSU.
Preference given to candidates majoring in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Outdoor Education or International Programs.
Must be active in a Home Economics 4-H project area.
Scholarships Available for Former 4-H Members Who are Currently Attending Oregon State University
|Judith K. Hofer Scholarship||
One $1500 scholarship to female OSU student currently majoring in Merchandising Management.
Must have been in 4-H program for at least five years.
Hofer Application due March 1 in State 4-H Office
|College of Agricultural Sciences Scholarship||Several scholarships for incoming and continuing students majoring in the College of Agriculture Sciences at Oregon State University. Scholarship application due to the College of Agriculture Sciences February 15,|
Application for the scholarships must be accompanied by a brief essay, a copy of high school grades, and a copy of official SAT or ACT scores. Detailed instructions about the essay are included on the scholarship application form . Applications are submitted to the applicant's County Extension Office by the due date established by the County. All applications must be approved and signed by the county 4-H agent, who then forwards approved applications with a county nomination form to the State 4-H Office by March 1. Please be sure you meet eligibility criteria before selecting scholarships you are applying for.
Please note: 4-H Members interested in applying for Oregon 4-H Scholarships should contact their county 4-H Agent during their junior year of high school for information.