Scholarships

4-H Scholarships

Listed below are some of the many scholarships available to Kewaunee County 4-H members. Most of the scholarships are open to current 4-H members in grades 12 or 13 (one year past high school). Please note that the scholarship opportunities will be listed below as they become available. Make sure that you check the application deadlines because they vary by award.

In addition to the scholarships that are available on a county level, there are state-level scholarships awarded through the 4-H Foundation. Many of the state-level awards are open to recent 4-H graduates pursuing higher education as well as current 4-H members in grades 12-13. Please note that the deadline to submit for the state-level scholarships is typically earlier than the county scholarships are due.


WI State 4-H Scholarship Opportunities:

State 4-H Scholarships
Statewide 4-H scholarships are awarded to 4-H members throughout the state by the WI 4-H Foundation. They are open to 4-H members in grades 12 and 13 as well as recent 4-H graduates. There are multiple scholarships awarded for various projects and leadership roles. The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education.

https://wis4hfoundation.org/scholarships/

Kewaunee County 4-H Scholarship Opportunities:

Leader’s Association Scholarship, Teen Association Scholarship, or the Jack Bancroft Poultry and Rabbit Member Scholarship

You can apply for all three of these awards with this one form. Please make sure to check all of the scholarships that you would like to be considered for. The deadline to turn in this scholarship application is August 5, 2022.

Adult Leaders Teen Association and Jack Bancroft Scholarships 2022

Kewaunee County Leader’s Association and Kewaunee County Teen Leaders Association: All current Kewaunee County 4-H members in grades 12 and 13 can apply for these $500.00 scholarships. You can only receive each of these scholarships once. The deadline to turn in this scholarship application is August 5, 2022.

Jack Bancroft Poultry and Rabbit Memorial Scholarship: The Gary Smith and Jack Bancroft Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of these two adult leaders who gave so much of their time and energy to improving the small animal projects in Kewaunee County. This scholarship not only honors Gary and Jack, but all of our project leaders who have invested in Kewaunee County youth through the years, building vibrant small animal projects– and 4-H youth–of whom the county can be proud. Two awards of $250 will be given in 2022 to members of either the Rabbit or Poultry Projects who have completed grades 12 or 13, chosen by the Scholarship Committee. The deadline for this scholarship is August 5, 2022.

Future awards may be limited to one scholarship, depending upon the available funds.

Kewaunee County 4-H Horse Project Scholarship: Kewaunee County 4-H members that are in grades 12-13 and have a minimum of four consecutive years in the Kewaunee County 4-H Horse & Pony Project (regular member or horseless horse members are eligible) are eligible to apply for this $250.00 scholarship. The deadline to turn in this scholarship application is August 5, 2022.

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Kewaunee County Dairy Project Scholarship: This scholarship opportunity is open to all Kewaunee County 4-H Dairy Project members in grades 12 and 13. The deadline to turn in this application is August 5, 2022.

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Kewaunee County Auction Committee Scholarship: This scholarship opportunity is open to Kewaunee County 4-H members in grades 12 or 13 and that have sold at the Kewaunee County Fair auction for a minimum of two years. The deadline to turn in this scholarship application is August 6, 2021

2022 Kewaunee County Auction Committee Scholarship

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GreenStone Farm Credit Services Scholarship

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Applicants must reside within GreenStone’s territory (Michigan and northeast Wisconsin)
  • Must be a full-time high school graduating senior
  • Have at least a 3.0 grade point average
  • Plan to study an agriculture-related field
  • Submit completed application by February 28, 2022

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022

Incoming college freshman pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field are eligible for GreenStone’s Scholarship Program. Students attending a four-year college program can earn a $2,000 scholarship, while $1,000 awards will go to selected students attending a two-year college program. The deadline for the 2022 Scholarship program is February 28, 2022. A completed application and all supporting documents must be received no later than the deadline in order for students to be eligible. Click below to view the application form and requirement details.

GreenStone Farm Credit Services Scholarship


STAFF

Extension Kewaunee County

Mariah Vandertie – 4-H Program Educator
810 Lincoln St.
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Phone: (920) 3887185
mlvandertie@wisc.edu

Erin Dahle – Program Assistant
(920) 388-7141
erin.dahle@wisc.edu