The Iowa 4-H Foundation announces the 2010 scholarship programs for 4 H'ers attending or planning to attend college fall 2010. More than 100 scholarship programs totaling over $100,000 may be awarded.
The various awards range in amounts from $500 to $5,000. Some of the scholarships are open to students pursuing any field of study, while others are open to students pursuing degrees in agriculture, food and nutrition, ag business, animal science, and journalism. Former Iowa 4-H'ers and current 4-H'ers graduating from high school are eligible applicants.
The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students attending Iowa State University. Some scholarships are also available to students planning to attend another Iowa Regent university, Iowa private college, or Iowa community college.
Contact your county Extension office to receive a scholarship application or to receive more information about individual scholarships. 4-H Scholarship information, forms, and applications are also available on the 4-H public web page:
Applications are due before or on Feb. 1, 2010, to 4-H Scholarships, Extension 4-H Youth Bldg-ISU, Ames, Iowa 50011-3630.