NOTE: 4-H Leader and/or WSU Extension Faculty or Staff signatures may be required depending on the Scholarship Program. Be sure and allow enough time to get signatures on your completed application before sending to arrive by a deadline. Your leader or WSU personnel may not be available to review and sign your application at the "last minute."
Applications will be due IN the Lincoln or Adams WSU Extension Office by
March 1, 2013
NOTE: The Davenport, WA Extension Office is NOT open on Fridays!
If you plan to hand-deliver scholarship applications or get signatures, plan accordingly!
The Lincoln-Adams Scholarship Program Offers
- One or more scholarships sponsored by the Lincoln and Adams 4-H Leaders’ Councils.
- One or more continuing education grants sponsored by the Lincoln Co. 4-H Horse Leaders
The purpose of the Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarship program is to foster continued education for 4-H program participants who have been conveyers of the 4-H spirit, leaders among their peers, providers of service in their communities; and who seek to advance their skills and knowledge.
Number of scholarships in a given year depends on availability of funds prior to the March 1st. application deadline.
- Current member enrolled in Lincoln or Adams County 4-H
- Senior in high school
- Completed a minimum of 60 hours community service
- Planning to attend institution of higher learning
- Lincoln Co. 4-H Horse Leaders Grant Only: open to graduating seniors who have been active
participants in the Lincoln Co. 4-H Horse Program for at least 3 of the 5 years prior to H.S. graduation. Funding is applicable for institution of higher learning, apprenticeship or internship.
- Active involvement in the 4-H program
- Complete records and evidence of English proficiency in written records
- Participation in club, county, state and/or national 4-H events
- Engagement in citizenship and community service
Scholarship Application Requirements
- Due in the local WSU Extension Office* by March 1
- Lincoln-Adams 4-H #29 Scholarship Application Form
- Copy of Permanent 4-H Record (C0935) and or detailed history of activities in 4-H, school & community
- 4-H Story: In two pages, introduce yourself and describe your 4-H experiences including how
4-H has affected your personal development and prepared you for your future.
- Two letters of recommendation: One must be from a high school teacher, counselor, principal, or a 4-H leader
- Detailed log reflecting a recommended total of 75 hours of 4-H and non 4-H Community service (minimum of 60 hrs. needed to qualify.)
- The scholarship monies are granted in the name of each recipient to his/her educational institution’s registrar’s office upon second quarter/semester enrollment. It is the responsibility of the scholarship recipient to provide registrar contact information to their 4-H Leaders’ Council Treasurer.
Garber Family Scholarship
Available ONLY to Lincoln & Adams County 4-H Youth
Separate Application Process - NOT covered by the Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarship Application OR the WA State 4-H Application process.
On 2/27/13, we were advised that the WA State 4-H Foundation, at the request of the Scholarship sponsor will only accept applications from high school SENIORS. We apologize to any Lincoln or Adams HS JUNIORS that completed or started working on an application. If this applies to you, you are welcome to submit your application to the Lincoln or Adams Extension office (address above) for practice. An Extension WSU volunteer or faculty/staff member will review and give some pointers to help you prepare next year's 4-H scholarship applications.
HS senior 4-H members in Lincoln and Adams counties are encouraged to apply for this college scholarship now managed by the WA State 4-H Foundation. The Garber Family Scholarship provides $1,000 to Lincoln or Adams County 4-H’ers who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their projects or activities. The scholarship also recognizes college-bound youth whose 4-H experience has helped them on their chosen career path.
To be eligible, students must have accumulated at least two years of 4-H affiliation, plan to attend an accredited two or four-year college or university, and be a 4-H club member, leader among their peers, and a volunteer in his/her community. The application deadline to the WA State 4-H Foundation Office was recently extended to APRIL 1, 2013. Download an application at: http://extension.wsu.edu/4h/foundation/Pages/4-HFoundationScholarships.aspx
Lincoln and Adams 4-H members are also encouraged to submit a WA State 4-H Application for OTHER 4-H Scholarships managed by the WA State 4-H Program-
See State 4-H Scholarship Section below.
Current and former Washington State 4-H members are eligible to apply. Applicants must have accumulated at least 2 years of 4-H affiliation. Previous Washington State 4-H scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
There are three different 4-H Scholarships through the Washington State 4-H Program. Please refer to specific information and application process at http://4h.wsu.edu/members/scholar.htm .
1. CAHNRS scholarships for those attending WSU
and majoring in CAHNRS areas
Washington State University, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences State 4-H Scholarship (received by January 31, 2013 at WSU):
• Dean’s Merit Scholarship $3,000
• Two @ $1,500.00 for Leadership
• Two @ $1,500.00 for Citizenship/Community Service
Applications must arrive at WSU by January 31, 2013.
See:http://4h.wsu.edu/members/scholar.htm for links to application & details.
Washington State University Scholarship Application is ON-LINE ONLY.
Applicant must complete a WSU application and receive a student ID PRIOR to applying for the Scholarship.
More information about WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences scholarships can be found at: http://academic.cahe.wsu.edu/scholarships.htm.
General information about financial aid and WSU scholarships can be found at: http://www.finaid.wsu.edu/scholarships.html
2. Washington State 4-H Scholarships (postmarked by March 1, 2013 to State 4-H Scholarship Committee, WSUE Spokane, PO Box 1495, SSCF #211, Spokane, WA 99210):
• J. Orville Young Memorial Scholarship -- One @ $500
• Lewis County 4-H Leaders Scholarships -- Five @ $500
• O.M. Plummer Memorial Scholarship -- One @ approximately $550
• Washington State 4-H Foundation Scholarship -- One @ $500
Washington 4-H Scholarships require all six pieces of the
Washington State 4-H Scholarship Application Packet.
- Washington State 4-H Youth Scholarship Application
- One-page Cover Letter addressing the items outlined in the Personal Information
- Two-page Resume′ as directed in the 4-H Project/ Activity Experience and the Citizenship/ Leadership Experience sections below.
- Two page 4-H Story
- Two Letters of Recommendation, one of which must be from an academic advisor, or school official on institution letterhead. One must be from someone who knows you personally and what you have accomplished
- 3 X 5 or 5 X 7 portrait photograph for publicity purposes. Photo will not be returned
See the Application Packet for more detail.
Each applicant will be considered for ALL Washington State 4-H Scholarships. These scholarships may be used at any institution offering post-secondary education (i.e. Seattle University, The Ohio State University, Technical and Community Colleges, Cosmetology school, etc.). A 4-Her may be awarded only one of the several Washington scholarships available.
The 4-H Scholarship Application form and required Supplemental Information is available from your local County Extension office or downloaded from the Washington State 4-H Website.
Note: These forms require a signature from your leader AND a WSU County Extension Faculty/Staff member. Please complete your application in time for them to review and sign your application. Do not assume a local WSU Extension Faculty/Staff member will be "in the office" on April 29th or March 1st!!
3. 4-H Dairy Endowment Scholarship (only available for those who have been dairy members).Washington State 4-H Foundation Dairy Endowment Scholarship is a separate application from those above. For information and application go to: http://4h.wsu.edu/foundation/dairyendowment/DE-Scholarship.pdf .
• Two @ $500 (must be/have been a 4-H Dairy member)--one for a HS Senior and one for a current college student).
High school and two-year college students are invited to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from the CHS Foundation, the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative.
• Two year college students: 25 - $1,000 scholarships are available for first-year students studying an agricultural-related major at any two-year college.
• High school students: 50 - $1,000 scholarships are available for seniors pursuing an ag-related major at any two-year or four-year college.
• University students: 150 scholarships are available to students working towards an ag-related major at 30 universities across the nation (including WSU). Click here for a list of participating universities.
Click here for information and applications. Applications are due April 1, 2013!
(Click on the Private Scholarship Opportunities Tab above the photo for links to scholarship information useful for a vairety of college/university options.)
We are pleased to announce that the online application for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship will be available Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Click here to access the page that will link to the application.
The scholarship helps low- and middle-income Washington State residents earn first bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and health care. The application period is Jan. 7, 2013, through Feb. 18, 2013 .Application DEADLINE - Feb. 18, 2013
Please promote this scholarship by sharing, printing or posting this flyer at key locations.
Thank you for promoting this great opportunity!
Director, Scholarship Services
College Success Foundation
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is administered by the College Success Foundation
Attention Jr. Show of Spokane Participants
Jr. Show has Scholarships for graduating HS students who have participated in the Spokane Junior Livestock Show of Spokane for a minium of 3 years. Download the Scholarship Application or check with your 4-H Livestock Leader, the Extension Office, or Jr. Show Office 509-535-6737 for a copy of the 2013 Jr. Livestock Show packet.
4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship
Daisy, in conjunction with National 4-H Shooting Sports, offers scholarships of $500 which will be awarded at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational, June 23- 28, 2013 in Grand Island Nebraska. In 2012, Daisy awarded two $500 scholarships. The qualifications for scholarship consideration include:
- Minimum of a 3.0 GPA from your high school
- Three years participation in 4-H shooting sports
- Recommendation of High School counselor or principal
- Recommendation of 4-H coach or equivalent who is not a relative
- Scholarship would be payable to any two-year or four-year accredited Jr. College, College or University
- Applicant required to submit personal Resume
- Application would require a 250 - 500 word essay about “How participation in the 4-H Shooting Sports better prepared them for college and for life.”
- Certified copy of high school transcript.
- Scholarship money would be available in the second semester of the freshman year and can be used for books, housing, and or college fees.
Those interested, submit an application by April 1 to: Washington State Shooting Sports Coordinator, Toni Gwin, PO Box 88, South Bend, WA 98586. Two applications will be selected from Washington State for consideration at the National Level.
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Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarhship Awards
No applicants met minimum requirements for Li-Adams 4-H Scholarship awards in 2012.
Four students receive Lincoln-Adams 4-H scholarships
Recipients of scholarships from the Lincoln-Adams County 4-H Leaders' Councils were announced this month. Mandee Baye received a $1,000 Garber Family 4-H scholarship and Christopher Jerue was awarded the Kathleen Lundgren Memorial 4-H scholarship for $500. Luke Klein and Dana Nigswonger both received $500 Lincoln-Adams 4-H scholarships.
Congratulations to Morgan Perez, member of Lind Livestock 4-H Club. She was the only 2010 recipient of a Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarship.
5/28/09 - Joy Wilken
Lincoln-Adams 4-H is proud to announce the 2009 recipients of their 4-H Scholarships are Bethany Cobb of Nine Mile Falls, Stephanie Wilson of Odessa, and Mariah Mielke of Davenport.
Receiving the fourth annual $1,000 Garber Family 4-H Scholarship is Bethany Cobb. This scholarship is made possible by donations from the Garber family in memory of long-time 4-H Volunteer Florence Garber. Her efforts as a leader, and later a county judge in both Lincoln and Adams Counties, impacted many young people and this legacy will live on through this scholarship. Bethany has been in Reardan Livestock and Teen Time 4-H eleven years. She has served as President of both clubs, on Lincoln County Leaders Council as Teen Rep, as a WA State NE Dist 4-H Ambassador and member of the WA State 4-H Advisory Board and Core Committee. Her major projects have been Beef and Leadership and has represented Washington State 4-H at National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA and National 4-H Conference in WA DC. She has also been named WA State Black Angus Queen, is in the National Honor Society, several sports, and is a Volunteer EMT. Her parents are Alan and Bonita Cobb.
Lincoln-Adams 4-H Leaders Council is awarding $500 Scholarships to Stephanie Wilson and Mariah Mielke. Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarships are based on 4-H involvement, leadership, personal development, community service with some consideration on financial need and GPA.
Stephanie has been in 4-H 12 years as a member of Odessa Pattern Riders Club where she has held every office except VP. Her major projects have been equine, crafts, baking, gardening, rabbits & chickens. Her top honors include Best of Show at Lincoln Co Fair for her Record Book, Grand Champion Fitting & Showing Equine and she took 4th place at WA State Fair in Two Barrel Flag Race. She is also a member of FFA, FBLA, National Honor Society & Band. She is the daughter of Matthew & Laurie Wilson.
Mariah has been in Moonlight Riders and Rocklyn Riders 4-H 11 years of which she has held several offices. Her major projects were equine and beef. Top honors include Lincoln County 1st Yr Jr Fitting & Showing, Jr Round Robin Champion and State Qualifier in Intermediate Games. She placed 6th at State 4-H Fair in Barrels. Her parents are Robert & Kristy Mielke.
4-H is the largest out-of-school educational program in Washington and the United States and has benefited many youth through the years. Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarships are open to all high school juniors and seniors. For more information on 4-H contact our Lincoln-Adams 4-H Program Assistant at 509-659-3209.
Congratulations! 2008 Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarship Winners!
1) Caleb Klein (Junior) : 4-H Garber Family Scholarship in the amount of $1000.00.
Sponsored by the family of Florence Garber.
2) Anne Guhlke : 4-H Leader's Council Scholarship in the amount of $500.00.
Sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders Council
3) Anne Guhlke : Lincoln County 4-H Horse Program Scholarship in the amount of $250. Sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H Horse Program.
4) Stacy Soderberg : 4-H Leader's Council Scholarship in the amount of $500.00.
Sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders Council
Lincoln-Adams 4-H is proud to announce the 2008 recipients of their 4-H Scholarships are Caleb Klein of Edwall, Stacy Soderberg of Sprague and Anne Guhlke of Davenport. Receiving the third annual $1,000 Garber Family 4-H Scholarship is Caleb Klein. This scholarship is made possible by donations from the Garber family in memory of long-time 4-H Volunteer Florence Garber. Her efforts as a leader, and later a county judge in both Lincoln and Adams Counties, impacted many young people and this legacy will live on through this scholarship. Caleb has been a 4-H member for 11 years participating in Edwall Country Kido’s, Teen Time 4-H and Know Your Government. Caleb was recently elected as a 4-H State Ambassador and has served as a County Teen Rep and a teen member of the leaders council. He is the son of Mark & Jan Klein.
Lincoln-Adams 4-H Leaders Council is awarding $500 Scholarships to Stacy Soderberg and Anne Guhlke. Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarships are based on 4-H involvement, leadership, personal development, community service with some consideration on financial need and GPA. Stacy has been a 4-H member 8 years participating in Sprague-Lamont Rabbit Club, Teen Time 4-H, Soderberg Family Club, Spokane Guide Dogs and Know Your Government. She was also a 4-H State Ambassador and served as a teen member of the Leaders Council. She is the daughter of Darlene Brumley and Russ Soderberg. Anne Guhlke has been a 4-H member 9 years as part of the Moonlight Riders Horse Program. She is the daughter of Alex & Brenda Guhlke. She also received the Lincoln County 4-H Horse Program Scholarship in the amount of $250.
4-H is the largest out-of-school educational program in Washington and the United States and has benefited many youth through the years. Lincoln-Adams 4-H Scholarships are open to all high school juniors and . For more information on 4-H contact our Lincoln-Adams 4-H Program Assistant at 509-659-3209.