Vigo County 4-H Council Scholarships
In memory of deceased 4-H Alumni/Leaders/Friends of 4-H
Don Smith, Max Miller, Arnold Herring & Gordon Hulman, Paul & Richard Haas, Catherine & Carol Cottom, Larry Schopmeyer, Brad DeHart
These scholarships are open to 4-H members that are in their last two years of 4-H and have been enrolled in 4-H for at least five years. Applicants can be selected as a 4-H Council Scholarship or Citizen Washington Focus Scholarship winner one time. (A single applicant cannot be a 4-H Council Scholarship winner in their 9th and 10th year of 4-H).
Scholarship recipients will be awarded $500 with the number awarded dependent on funds available.
Miller, Herring & Hulman, Haas, and Cottom Scholarships- No project restrictions, awarded at Achievement Night at the Vigo County Fair.
Don Smith Scholarship- No project restrictions, awarded at the livestock auction.
Schopmeyer Scholarship- Must have participated in livestock projects, awarded by Donna Schopmeyer at the livestock auction.
To apply: Complete the 2020 4-H Foundation Senior Scholarship Application and return it to the Extension Office by 4:00 PM on January 24th or upload it to 4HOnline by midnight on January 25th (only seniors eligible for this option). 4-Hers must be re-enrolled for the 2020 4-Her and in active status by January 25th to apply. Applications are available at the Extension Office, Vigo County Extension Website, Indiana 4-H website, or call to have an application mailed. Completed applications are accepted via email to email@example.com, flash drive, or hard copy.
Other Vigo County Scholarship Opportunities (due later in the year)
Livengood Scholarship- Applicants must have completed 8 – 10 years of the sheep project and is in his/her senior year of high school. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $300 for 8 years of the project, $400 for 9 years, and $600 for 10 years. Applicants will be presented the award by Marty Goodwin at the sheep show.
To apply: Complete the Livengood Scholarship application and return it to the Extension Office by 4:30 PM on June 15th. Applications will be mailed to eligible members.
Sarah Roberts Norton Scholarship- Applicants must have completed 7 – 10 years in the 4-H Beef project and is in his/her 10th, 11th or 12th year of school. The Roberts family will present scholarship at the beef show.
To apply: Complete the Sarah Roberts Norton Scholarship application and return it to the Extension Office by 4:30 PM on June 15th. Applications will be mailed to eligible members.
Barbara C. Puckett Award- The 4-Her must be in last two years of 4-H, completed 9 or 10 years of 4-H, and have completed projects in Home Environment, Gift Wrapping, or Consumer Clothing. The award is selected by the Puckett Family and no application is necessary. The award is presented during Achievement Night Program.