The Texas 4-H Youth Development Program and the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation is pleased to offer to senior high school 4-H members and current college students the opportunity to apply for an Opportunity Scholarship through the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation. This year Texas 4-H members can apply for scholarships in three areas, baccalaureate, courageous heart, and technical. Former Texas 4-H members will be able to apply for scholarships through the collegiate scholarship program. All applications and support materials are attached below. Additionally, all information can be downloaded from the Texas 4-H website at: texas4-h.tamu.edu
Any incomplete or incorrect application submitted will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the 4-H member and parent/guardian to ensure all information is correct and complete prior to submitting. Absolutely no follow up or updates will be allowed once submitted.
Due dates and deadlines for 2017 Scholarship process are as follows:
October, 2017 Release of 2017 Application
November – January Scholarship Trainings
October Applicant can start completing FAFSA and receive report
January 20, 2017 Application due to County Office
February 3, 2017 Applications due to District Office
February 17, 2017 Applications due to State 4-H Office
April 14, 2017 Interview selection notification
May 5-7, 2017 Interviews in College Station, Texas
June 6, 7, &/or 8, 2017 Awards Assemblies/Banquets (College Station, TX)
Requirements for the Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart Scholarships
All applications MUST meet the minimum requirements/criteria to even be considered for judging (see guidelines for complete details). Those applications not meeting the requirements should not be submitted to the county Extension Office and/or Agent.