Iowa 4-H Foundation scholarships available

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced applications are now available for its 4-H scholarship program. Over 100 scholarship opportunities valued at over $110,000 will be awarded. The various scholarship awards range in amounts from $500 to $10,000. Some of the scholarships are open to students pursuing any field of study, while others are open to students pursuing more specific degrees in agriculture, food and nutrition, ag business, animal science and journalism.

Former and current Iowa 4-H members are eligible to apply for 4-H scholarships if they meet individual scholarship requirements, as determined by the scholarship donors. Applicants must enroll as a full-time student to receive scholarship awards.

Information and applications for the 4-H scholarships are now available through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. February 1, 2020 for consideration. Only one application form is needed to apply for all Iowa 4-H scholarships available. Eligible students may apply for more than one scholarship, however, only one scholarship per individual will be awarded per academic year.

Since 1949, donors to the Iowa 4-H Foundation have provided financial resources to fund quality 4-H experiences and recognition opportunities for Iowa youth. To further explore establishing a scholarship with the Iowa 4-H Foundation, contact Mary Clancy, Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship Coordinator at or 712-830-1321.


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