AMES — Applications are now available for 2024 Iowa 4-H scholarships. Deadline for application is March 1.
This year 129 scholarships will be available worth a total of $132,000; scholarships range from $500 to $4,000. Scholarships are funded by donors with a variety of criteria and are open to current high school juniors and seniors through current undergraduates.
The 4-H Foundation is offering new scholarships for 2024, thanks to the donors who have made these scholarships possible.
Shaver Family Memorial Scholarships
Provided by the endowment established in memory of Chuck & Kathy Shaver, three $2,500 scholarships are offered for students attending any accredited post-secondary institute: one for a 4-H alum from anywhere in Iowa, one for 4-H alum from Story County and one for a 4-H alum who has completed at least one year of study.
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Lisa Schwalbe Memorial Scholarship
Two $1,500 scholarships were created in memory of Lisa Schwalbe for an incoming college freshman who are 4-H’ers from Clarke, Decatur or Ringgold Counties and with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants need to attend Iowa State University and major in agriculture or education.
Sandra Bland 4-H Scholarship
Provided by the endowment established in memory of Sandy Bland, this $1,000 scholarship is for a 4-H alum who participated in 4-H in Cedar, Muscatine or Scott counties and who will be an undergraduate student at any two- or four- year accredited college or university.
Applications must be submitted online. To apply and for more information on available scholarships, visit Iwww.iowa4hfoundation.org/scholarships.