4-H Scholarships

The Somerset County 4-H Youth Development Program annually awards  scholarships to 4-H members who are pursuing post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded to recognize youth participating in Somerset County’s 4-H Youth Development Program on their achievements and life skill development resulting from their participation in a variety of 4-H experiences.​

 Please take a moment to review what is available.

 

Somerset County 4-H AssociationSelected scholarship recipients will receive a one-time grant of $1500.00 provided that they have been accepted for a regular course of study or are currently a student attending a college, technical or vocational school.  Somerset County 4-H Members in 12th and 13th grades are eligible. The scholarship will be awarded over the course of two years (year 1: $1,000 & year 2: $500.00).  Deadline March 31.

Alpaca:  Scholarship recipient will receive a grant of $500 provided that they will be attending their second (sophomore) year of college or university in an agricultural field. Deadline March 31.

Rob FellowsScholarship recipient will receive a grant of $1,000 scholarship available to any 4-H high school senior interested in a career in science.  Deadline March 31.

4-H TrainmastersScholarship recipient will receive a grant of $1,000 scholarship available for any 4-H high school senior interested in a career in science.  Deadline March 31.

4-H PrepScholarship Recipients will receive a one-time grant of $500 provided that they have been accepted for a regular course of study or are currently a student attending a college, technical or vocational school. Prior Somerset County 4-H Prep members in 12th & 13th grades are eligible. Deadline March 31.

Joseph J. and Florence E. Klimas ScholarshipA one- time grant of $1,000 awarded to a former Somerset County 4-H member, entering his/her junior or senior year in college, having declared Education as a major. Deadline March 31.

Edward Rosania, William B. Staats and Peter Smith Memorial ScholarshipThe purpose of this scholarship is to perpetuate the memory and spirit of Edward Rosania, William B. Staats, and Peter Smith by the encouragement and promotion of agricultural endeavors. Scholarship recipient(s) will receive a one-time grant; the award will be presented to the recipient(s) at the Somerset County 4-H Fair. Deadline July 14.