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Ohio 4-H recognizes and rewards individual excellence, whether it is in project work, leadership, citizenship or community service. Ohio 4-H Scholarships were established in 1976 in order to help young people become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society.

Criteria, Instructions, and Application

In addition to personal information, before beginning this 4-H Scholarship Application please make sure you have the following items available.
 
  • High school Grade Point Average (GPA) and rank. 
  • Academic honors you have received 
  • If you are or will be an Ohio State student, your OSU username.# and ID# (can be found on your receipt of admission application email). 
  • Information about your current or anticipated college or university (name, city, state) 
  • Intended academic major 
  • Detailed information about your major 4-H leadership roles; you should know the names of the roles, the years, level(s), duties and accomplishments. 
  • Detailed information about major 4-H honors that you have received. 
  • Information about your educational, career, or personal goals and what impact 4-H has had on those ambitions. 
  • Personal statement explaining why a 4-H scholarship would be important to your achieving a college education AND how 4-H has contributed to your personal development, leadership and other skills and to your likely success in life.Brief descriptions of Ohio 4-H Scholarships available depending on available funds the amount offered may vary from the amount stated below  

Ohio 4-H Scholarship Information


Brief descriptions of Ohio 4-H Scholarships available

(see helpful links)

Attend any accredited Post-Secondary Institution 

  • All American Youth Horse Show Foundation 4-H Scholarship
  • Farm Credit Services of Mid-America Scholarship
  • Mary E. Border Ohio 4-H Scholarship
Attend The Ohio State University - Any Major
  • Ashley Brittany Calhoon 4-H Leadership Scholarship
  • William E. Goos Memorial Scholarship
  • George W. Broughton 4-H Scholarship
  • Pfeiffer, Miller and Saunway Family 4-H Scholarship
  • Dr and Mrs Vernon Glick Bolender, Jr. 4-H Scholarship
Attend The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Charles & Gwyenna Lifer 4-H Scholarship
  • Tiney and Helena McComb Family 4-H Scholarship
  • Ramona Alvarez & Butler County 4-H Scholarship
  • Carl Meads Memorial 4-H Scholarship
  • Paul A. & Ethel I. Smith 4-H Scholarship
  • John L. Ryant Memorial 4-H Agriculture Scholarship
  • Vance Family 4-H Collegiate Scholarship
Attend The Ohio State University College of Human Ecology
  • Alga D. "Peg" Weaver 4-H Scholarship
  • Vance Family 4-H Collegiate Scholarship
  • Mabel Sarbaugh 4-H Scholarship
  • Bea Cleveland 4-H Scholarship
Collegiate Level Scholarships
  • John T. Mount 4-H Achievement Award
  • Arthur F. Bell & William J. Hoewischer Agricultural 4-H Scholarship
  • Cunningham 4-H Leadership Scholarship
  • Vance Family 4-H Collegiate Scholarship
  • Dr and Mrs Vernon Glick Bolender, Jr. 4-H Scholarship
  • Jonard Family Scholarship