Scholarships

2019 TEXAS 4-H OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarships are academic scholarships awarded each year to applicants based on their academic record, 4-H experience, and financial need (for scholarships for which it is a required criterion).

GUIDELINES for the (Baccalaureate, Technical, & Courageous Heart Scholarships)

ONLINE APPLICATION

All applications (except for collegiate applications) must be submitted through 4-H CONNECT and meet all criteria to be considered.

You can Access 4-H CONNECT at this link: TX 4-H CONNECT

Event title: 2019 Texas 4-H Scholarship Application

APPLICATION GUIDES & ATTACHMENT PACKETS

FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) INFORMATION

You must complete your FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before submitting your application!

This is required for Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart scholarships. You can do this at: http://www.fafsa.gov/

You must complete this before mid-December!!  If you wait, you may not have in time to get the FAFSA paperwork submitted and receive the SAR report before the Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application deadline! Without this you will not be able to apply!

Application Guide

Collegiate 4-H Scholarships

The Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation provides a limited number of collegiate scholarships to students who are currently enrolled in a Texas College or University.  These scholarships are awarded to deserving former 4-H members who have continued to excel in both academics and service at the collegiate level.

APPLICATION

Collegiate applications will not be accepted through 4-H CONNECT.

Texas 4-H Collegiate Scholarship Application

Completed application with a copy of college transcript(s) must be mailed directly to the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation at the address below postmarked no later than the deadline.

Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation

c/o Collegiate Scholarship

P.O. Box 11020

College Station, Texas 77842

DEADLINE:

EXISTING SCHOLAR HANDBOOKS & FORMS

Scholarship Handbook 2018 – 2019

Wallrath Scholar Handbook 2018 – 2019

Foundation Special Request Form

Wallrath Special Request Form

2019 Kaufman County Farm Bureau Scholarship

This year the Kaufman County Bureau is awarding Three (3) scholarships to outstanding youth in Kaufman County. The scholarships are for $1000 each and will be awarded on April 25, 2020. Please contact one of the Farm Bureau Branches in Forney, Kaufman or Terrell for more information or just ask your Farm Bureau Agent.
ELIGIBILITY OF APPLICANT
To be eligible, a student must:
· Be a resident of Kaufman County.
· Be a 2019 graduate of a high school in Kaufman County.
· Have been an active member of 4-H/FFA/FCCLA, and family be a Farm Bureau member for at least one (1) year.
· Meet entrance requirements of a Texas college, university, or technical school.
· Enroll full-time in a Texas college, university, or technical school in the Fall of 2019.
· Plan to major in an Agriculture or Family and Consumer Sciences related field.
· Submit SAT and/or ACT test scores. (May be provided on transcript.)
· Attach an official copy of high school transcript.
· Submit the completed application and attachments by March 28th, 2019.
AVAILABILITY OF APPLICATIONS
Applications will be available through the following methods:
· Contact a County Farm Bureau Agent in any of the Farm Bureau offices in Terrell, Kaufman or Forney.
· Contact: Kaufman County Extension – Texas AgriLife Extension Office at 972-932-9069 or Kaufman County Farm Bureau -972-932-2116.
DEADLINE
The completed application and attachments must be postmarked by March 28th, 2019 and mailed to the following address:
Kaufman County Farm Bureau
Attn: Robert Dobbs
2477 N St Hwy 34
Kaufman, TX 75142

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