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Scholarships Available in Allen Co.


Published: Friday, January 10, 2020

The following is from Allen County 4-H.

It's that time of year again! Time to start thinking about scholarship application forms, information and instructions on applying via 4HOnline are available at https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/scholarships.aspx. Questions? Call Samm at 260/481-6826.

Four-H Accomplishment Scholarships: Available to 4-H members in grade 10-12 and the year immediately following high school graduation. Selection is based on the member's life skill development resulting from their 4-H participation. Awards range from $1,000-$2,000. Categories include Animal Science; Citizenship; Communications; Engineering and Technological Science; Healthy Living, Food, and Nutrition Science; Leadership Development; Plant and Environmental Science; Premier Achievement; Premier Citizenship; and Premier Leadership.

Four-H Club Scholarship: Available to 4-H members entering Purdue University, as a freshman or transfer student, majoring in the College of Agriculture or select majors, listed on the application, in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Selection is based on the member's overall 4-H achievement and financial need as determined by Purdue's Division of Financial Aid.

In order to apply applications must have their FAFSA on file by March 1. (Reminder: The scholarship is due Jan. 25.) In order to access the Federal Student Aid website an FSA ID (username and password) will need to be created. Students and parents must make their own FSA IDs. For more information about the FSA ID, tips and resources to help with creating an FSA ID, and a link to create an FSA ID, please visit StudentAid.gov/fsaid.

Four-H Senior Year Scholarship: Available to 4-H members in their senior year of high school. Selection is based on the member's overall 4-H achievement. Awards range from $250-$1,000.

Laurenz Greene Memorial Excellence in 4-H Horticulture Scholarship: Available to 4-H members entering Purdue University Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture pursuing an undergraduate degree in Horticulture, Turf Management and Science, Sustainable Food and Farming Systems or Landscape Architecture. Applicants must have studied at least four years horticulture and/or plant science related subject matter/ project through Indiana 4-H Youth Development. Selection is based on the member's overall 4-H achievement.

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