Awards/Scholarships

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This page includes information about:
Certificates
Manuals
4-H Project Record Training Manuals
Record Book
Awards Request Forms
Leadership/Citizenship
Scholarships
Trips
Endowment Grant


Certificates

Cloverbud Certificate Template – Word Document
Cloverbud Certificate Template – PDF

Manuals

Record Book Manual – updated 5/18
Permanent Record Manual
Special Awards Manual
Trips Manual
Award Application Help Sheet
Action Verbs by Use Category

4-H Project Record Training Materials

2019 Junior Record Book Better Example
Junior Record Book Poor Example
Jr. Record Book Poor Example Evaluation
2019 Intermediate Record Book Better Example
Int. Record Book Poor Example
Int. Record Book Poor Example Evaluation
Senior Record Poor Example
2019 4-H Beginners Slideshow

Record Book

Please color coordinate these forms if/when you use them.

Front and Back (dark green cardstock) – available at the 4-H Office
Cumulative Record of Awards  (green cardstock) – available at the 4-H Office
Picture Page (green) – doc
Picture Page  (green) – pdf
Activity Summary – Word Document  (pink)
Activity Summary (pdf file)  (pink)
Junior Project Record Pages (cream) – word doc
Junior Project Record Pages  (cream) – pdf
Junior Record Book Evaluation Form (cream)
Intermediate Project Record Pages   (blue) – doc
Intermediate Project Record Pages (blue) – pdf
Intermediate Record Book Evaluation  (blue)
Senior Record Book Pages – updated 5/18  (green) – doc
Senior Record Book Pages – updated 5/18 (green) – pdf
Senior Record Book Evaluation Form (green)

Awards Request Forms

2019 YOUTH Awards Request Form word document
2019 YOUTH Awards Request Form pdf file
2019 LEADER Awards Request Form– word document
2019 LEADER Awards Request Form– pdf file

Leadership/Citizenship

Junior & Senior Leadership Application – word document
Citizenship Community Service Application – word document
Junior & Senior Achievement Application – word document

Scholarships

2019 Cooper Scholarship Application
2019 Cooper Scholarship Application – word doc

Dane County 4-H Scholarship Application – word document

Award Application Help Sheet

Scholarships Available Through the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation:
http://wis4hfoundation.org/scholarships/

ME (Member’s Evaluation) Form

ME Form – pdf (Member’s Evaluation Form)

ME Form – Word Document

Key Award Evaluation Form

Trips – refer to Trips Manual for more information

Citizenship Washington Focus (grades 10-12)

National 4-H Conference (grades 10-12)

National 4-H Congress (grades 10-12)

Trip Evaluation Form

Endowment Grant – Due November 15!

Endowment application – word document

Endowment application – pdf file

Planning your Endowment Grant Project:

The Endowment committee is interested in funding projects that involve a service learning component that goes beyond community service. What is the difference?

Community Service: Community service is volunteer work 4-H youth do in their communities. Examples may include participating in a food drive, picking up trash along a roadway, or singing at a nursing home. Community service involves 4-H members sharing their time or resources with others in the community.
Service Learning: A 4-H service-learning project is a “hands-on” experience that involves youth using their knowledge, skills, critical thinking and wise judgment to address a real need or opportunity in their community! This “learning by doing” approach involves youth in interacting directly with the project’s audience, leading to more meaningful experiences. With guidance from one or more 4-H volunteer leaders, 4-H members identify a need or opportunity, select and plan a project, set goals for their learning, take action to implement the project, reflect on how serving changed them and others, communicate their results, and celebrate their accomplishments.

These resources can help you plan a project with service learning components that meet the criteria to be eligible for an Endowment grant:

Getting your Endowment Grant Display ready for the Fair:

What is expected of us if we are awarded a grant?

  • Acknowledge the support of the Dane County 4-H Leaders Association Endowment in the publicity for the project.
  • A presentation of the funded project must be ready for display during Dane County Fair the year following the awarded grant. Please specify “Booth – Department 32” when completing the Entry Form to display your project. Use pictures, posters, props, whatever tools will best show your club’s success with this project. Let the community see “wow, 4-H does that!” Be creative! Failure to present the display will result in your club not being eligible to receive this grant for two years.
  • Return completed Accountability Statement, including documentation of expenses, as in cancelled checks, receipts, copies of invoices, to the Administration Office on the Dane County Fair Grounds (Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor) after your club has set up its display.

Accountability Form for Endowment

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