4-H Youth in Action Award

Awards for young leaders in agriculture, civic engagement, healthy living and STEM.

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TYPE
Project
REWARD
$5,000
DEADLINE
October 16, 2023

The 4‑H Youth in Action Program recognizes four confident young leaders with diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives in our core pillar areas: agriculture, civic engagement, healthy living and STEM.

Each year, Pillar Winners will experience an exciting year of telling their 4‑H story and celebrating their leadership. Winners receive:

  • $5,000 higher education scholarship
  • Opportunities to showcase their 4‑H impact story
  • All-expenses paid trip to National 4‑H Council event
  • Networking opportunities with 4‑H celebrities and other prominent alumni
  • Recognition as the official 4‑H youth spokesperson for their pillar

The 4-H Youth in Action Program recognizes four confident young leaders who are 4-H members or alumni between the ages of 15-19 in our core pillar areas of Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Healthy Living & STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics).

Each of the four pillar winners will receive a $5,000 scholarship for higher education, to be paid directly to the institution, including two-year and four-year colleges, trade schools, or other advanced learning opportunities; An all-expenses-paid trip for the pillar winner & a chaperone to Washington, D.C. The winner will be recognized at the Legacy Awards; Participate in training opportunities and media engagements, while engaging with Council leadership, celebrities & other prominent 4-H alumni; An opportunity to be featured as the 4-H Youth Spokesperson for their pillar area; An official reference letter from National 4-H Council President and CEO, Jennifer Sirangelo; All interested applicants should complete the online application. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Contact

  • Scholarship Committee
  • 7100 Connecticut Ave.
  • Chevy Chase, MD 20815
  • [YouthinAction@4-H.org](mailto:YouthinAction@4-H.org?subject=Scholarship Inquiry)
  • 301-961-2964
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4-H Youth in Action Award
4-H Youth in Action

Awards for young leaders in agriculture, civic engagement, healthy living and STEM.

Apply Now