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:
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.