Hamilton County 4-H'ers are eligible for scholarships available at the state and local level. Below is a Scholarship Summary Guide that highlights available scholarships, their amounts, due dates, and requirements.
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Indiana 4-H supports many scholarships and awards including the 4-H Foundation Senior Year Scholarship, Indiana 4-H Accomplishment Scholarship, 4-H Club Scholarship and the 4-H Horticulture Scholarship. Click below for the state scholarship website.
The Francis Beck Memorial Scholarship is co-sponsored by the Francis Beck Memorial Fund and the Hamilton County Beef Cattle Association. It recognizes 4-H'ers with at least five years in the Beef or Beef Barbecue project. Amount and number awarded vary. Application deadline: May 15. Click here for application.
The CIAT&E Association sponsors a scholarship for Hamilton County 4-H’ers interested in pursuing a career in agriculture or an ag-related industry. Applicants must be 4-H'ers in their final year of eligibility. This is a one-time award to help with the expenses involved in post-secondary education or training. Number of awards and amount are variable. Application deadline is May 15. Click here for application.
The Geneva Fisher award highlights a high school senior or college underclassman. One award is given. The amount varies. Application deadline: January 25.
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The Hamilton County 4-H Foundation recognizes outstanding Hamilton County 4-H youth each year. Amount and number awarded vary. Application deadline: January 25. Use the State 4-H Foundation Senior Year Scholarship Demographic Form to submit to Hamilton County.
The Hamilton County Choral Club (Silvernotes) offers one $500 award for a Hamilton County graduating senior pursuing further education with a major or minor in music. Application deadline: March 1.
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The Hamilton County Extension Homemakers recognize four students majoring in health and human sciences, elementary education, or related fields. Four $500.00 awards are given. Application deadline: April 1. Click here for application.
The Hamilton County Master Gardeners sponsor five $3,000 renewable scholarships for students planning to study horticulture or a related subject such as botany or landscape architecture/design. Application deadline: March 15. Click here for more details and the application.
4-H'ers who are nominated for the Matthew Huff Award exhibit a blue-ribbon in spirit. As you complete your nomination, please keep in mind these qualities which set Matthew apart from many others: Humorousness, generosity of spirit and a willingness to help others. Nominations due June 1. Click here for more information.
Hamilton County Sheep Producers recognize a Hamilton County 4-H'er in their final year of eligibility. The 4-H'er must have participated in the Sheep project a minimum of five years. The award amount is variable. Application deadline is June 15. Please contact 4-H Sheep Superintendent Chad Hartwick if you are interested in applying. 765-623-2722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indiana Extension Homemakers support Indiana residents admitted in an accredited college or university or an accredited vocational or technical program. Five $500 awards are given statewide. Application deadline is May 1. Visit the Indiana Extension Homemakers Scholarship page for more information.
Applicants must be a current 4-H member showing llamas or a previous member of the 4-H Llama project currently studying at an accredited university. Amount and number of awards given is variable. Application deadline is May 15. Click here for more details and the application.
The Kiley Marschand 4-H Scholarship recognizes 4-H'ers in Cass, Fulton, Hamilton, Howard, and Tipton counties. This scholarship is stewarded by the Central Indiana Community Foundation. Click here for more information.
Farm Credit Services sponsors two $75.00 awards. Application deadline: January 25. Click here for more information and application.
The 4-H Achievement Awards are $75.00 awards sponsored each year by the Hamilton County 4-H Council, Hamilton County Farm Bureau, and Hamilton County Extension Homemakers. A maximum of 6 awards will be given. Application deadline: January 25. Click here for more information and application.