4-H Opportunity Scholarship

Approximately 200 scholarships, ranging in the amounts of $1,000 to $16,000, will be awarded to graduating Texas 4-H members. Scholarship application and required forms are due to our office by February 3, 2012..
2012 Opportunity Scholarship Application Example
2012 Opportunity Scholarship Application
2012 Opportunity Scholarship Guidelines
Collegiate 4-H Scholarship

Students currently enrolled in a Texas college or university and will have successfully completed a minimum of 30 semester hours of college course work will be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
2012 Application and information

Hints on completing the FAFSA.

San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc., Scholarship

The Bexar County 4-H & Youth Development Program will be awarded scholarships from the San Antonio Exposition, Inc. Scholarships must be used for a major in Agriculture and Life Sciences as approved by the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (see Accepted Majors list below).

Criteria to apply for this scholarship:
-4-H member in good standing with Bexar County 4-H
-completed recordbook for the 2011-2012 year
-plans to attend a Texas college or university
-Scholarship Verification Form (available on our website)
-SALE Scholarship Application Form (available on our website)
-major in Agriculture or Life Science
-copy of your degree plan
-copy of your SAT/ACT score
-have not received $10,000 or more from 4-H Foundation, FFA or SALE

To apply for this scholarship, you must turn in a completed recordbook (original and 3 copies) for the current year, completed Scholarship Verification form, SALE Scholarship Application form, a copy of your degree plan and SAT/ACT scores. Record book and required forms will be due in our office June, 2012 (date to be announced).

Accepted Majors
Scholarship Application Form
Scholarship Verification Form

San Antonio Rural Youth Award

The Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program is pleased to have the San Antonio Livestock Exposition provide up to 20 Rural Youth Awards to the members of the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program. These awards are designed for active and enrolled Texas 4-H Members who are at least 16 years of age (as of August 31, 2010) and a junior or senior in high school. The award includes a $1,000 scholarship. Download the rules and guidelines and also download the application in PDF format or download the application in Microsoft Word format. Watch for 2012 due date.

Peggy Coleman 4-H Horse Leaders Scholarship

The Bexar County 4-H Horse Leaders give scholarships to graduating seniors each year. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be an active member of Bexar County 4-H, shown at the Bexar County Junior Livestock Horse Show and one Bexar County 4-H Open Qualifying Horse Show, submit an essay giving the background and extracurricular involving equine activities, official high school transcript, two (2) letters of recommendation and a completed recordbook. Watch for the 2012 due date!

Bexar County Beef Cattle Committee Scholarship

Check back in March, 2012.

Norman Vestal Memorial Scholarship

Check back in March, 2012.
Alamo Community College Scholarship

Check back in March, 2012.

Bexar County Master Gardener Scholarship

2011-2012 scholarship information
2011-2012 scholarship application

Texas Extension Education Association Scholarship

Twelve $1,000 scholarships are available for graduating seniors. 4-H applicants must meet eligibility requirements listed here. Application is a Texas 4-H Recordbook and a TEEA 4-H Scholarship Application form. Guidelines are also available. Watch for 2012 due date. If you have any questions, please contact Connie.

More Scholarship Opportunities

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