Scholarship Information

Information is now available on the 2012 Iowa 4-H scholarship program. 


High school seniors:

 You may be eligible to apply for one or more of the 4-H scholarships awarded to 4‑H’ers who will be college freshmen in the fall of 2012.


If you are planning to continue your education next year, please check with us about available 4‑H scholarships, eligibility requirements, and the application process.  It is important to check eligibility carefully.  Some scholarship programs have specific college major, place of residence, and/or participation requirements.


There are opportunities for students pursuing any course of study, as well as some specific agriculture and family & consumer science scholarships at both four-year and community colleges in Iowa.  More than 100 scholarships totaling over $95,000 will be awarded to Iowa 4‑H’ers.


If interested, you will need to complete a special 4‑H application, transmittal form, secure two letters of recommendation per instructions, and attach a current grade transcript of your school records through fall 2011.


There is a link to all the necessary forms below. 


Listing of Iowa 4-H Scholarships for Fall 2012

Other Scholarship Programs Available

Instructions for Iowa 4-H Scholarships

Iowa 4-H Scholarship Transmittal Form

Iowa 4-H Scholarship Application

Instructions for Letters of Recommendations


Link to the Hixson Applications Process


 4‑H Scholarship information, forms, and applications are also available at the Van Buren County Extension office in hard copy as well as on the Iowa 4-H public web page:


The completed application, including two letters of recommendation and current grade transcript, must be received on site or postmarked no later than March 1, 2012 for consideration.  We suggest you plan ahead, allowing time to carefully complete the application materials.


Please feel free to call me at 319-293-3039 or email me at if you have any questions.


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