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Ohio 4-H Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsored by Ohio 4-H Foundation

Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 31
Deadline : Feb 15, 2024

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. In addition to the scholarships listed below, individual counties may also offer county-based scholarships. Please check with your local extension office for a listing of county scholarships available. To qualify for the scholarships below you must fill out the college scholarship application by February 15.

Both incoming freshmen and enrolled students are encouraged to fill out this application as completely as possible to be considered for financial aid for which they might be eligible. The information you provide will help the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences award scholarships that have specific criteria. The required personal statement is used by reviewers to determine scholarship recipients.

Scholarships are awarded for one academic year only. Submit the application every year you wish to be considered for scholarships. Please note: Priority consideration is given to students who submit the scholarship application by February 15. Applications submitted after this date are considered if funding is available.


Apply for admission to Ohio State before you start this application.

Information from your admission application, such as your major, GPA, rank, etc. will be considered when reviewing this application and making scholarship award decisions.

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 you 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

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