4-H Foundation Announces Iowa 4-H Scholarships for 2020

Apply for Scholarships

The Iowa 4-H Foundation announces the 2021 scholarship programs for 4‑H’ers attending or planning to attend college fall 2021.  The current scholarship program offers 90 scholarships worth $100,000. 
 
The various 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 specific degrees in agriculture, food and nutrition, ag business, animal science, and journalism.  Former Iowa 4-H'ers and current 4-H'ers graduating from high school are eligible applicants.
 
The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students attending Iowa State University.  Some scholarships are also available to students planning to attend another Iowa Regent University, Iowa private college, or Iowa community college.
 
Washington County residents are strongly encourage to apply for the Orscheln Scholarship which is only offered to youth with an Orschlen store in their home county.  It is a $1000.00 scholarship.
 
There is one application form to apply for all 90 scholarships applicants select.  It can be found at  www.iowa4hfoundation.org/scholarships.  There are two separate applications, one for incoming college freshmen and the other for current college students.  Recommendation letters are also done online. 
 
All applications must be completed online no later than Feb 1, 2021.
 
For more information contact the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811.

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