4-H Scholarships & Grants

ASABE Texas Section Cleon Namken Memorial Scholarship | 2020 scholarship opportunity has expired.

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Texas Section will award the Cleon Namken Memorial Scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior enrolling in college with plans to pursue a degree in engineering with an emphasis in a soil or water related field. A recommendation from an ASABE Texas Section member is beneficial but not mandatory.

Scholarship Qualifications:

  • Plan to be an engineering major with an emphasis in a soil or water related field.
  • Plan to attend a public or private Texas university or college.
  • Plan to be a full-time college student (minimum hours per university policy).
  • Required to be a Texas resident at the time of the scholarship application.

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Ellis County 4-H Adult Leader Scholarship | Deadline: June 12, 2020

To recognize the achievements of high school graduates and their interest to pursue a higher education, the Volunteer Adult Leader Association would like to honor individuals that have participated in the Ellis County 4-H program for their outstanding citizenship, contribution, participation and leadership. This scholarship program is to award individuals for their overall commitment and service to the Ellis County 4-H program.

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Scholarships & Grants Available Through

Ellis County Youth Expo

ECYE MERIT Scholarship | 2020 scholarship opportunity has expired.

Each Year the Ellis County Youth Expo commits funding for scholarships for graduating seniors. The following criteria must be met for a student to apply for the scholarship

  1. Must be a graduating senior who is a member of a 4-H club or FFA chapter within Ellis County at the time of application
  2. Must exhibit at least 2 years in the Ellis County Youth Expo (can include current year)
  3. Must submit all 3 parts of the required application at one time by the deadline
  4. Scholarship money will be awarded when the student is enrolled in college and a copy of the tuition bill is submitted to the committee
  5. Scholarships must be used in the year following graduation and claimed by January 1 of the year following graduation
  6. Recipients may use the scholarship at any junior or senior college or university—private, public, or technical. Recipients may major in any field

Student Application Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be evaluated equally on the following 5 merit areas:

  1. Ellis County Youth Expo participation
  2. FFA and/or 4-H participation
  3. School and community participation
  4. Scholarship
  5. Essay on future plans

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ECYE Grant | 2020 grant opportunity has expired.

The Ellis County Youth Expo, through its fundraising activities awards grants in a quantity and amount determined by the leadership of the fundraising activities. Over the last three years 85, $500.00 grants were awarded. The application process is anonymous and is age group specific. A set number of High School, Middle School and Elementary School grants are awarded. There is no limit to the number of grants exhibitors can receive, but only one per year. The only qualification is that a student is an exhibitor in this years show AND completes and submits the application. Applications must be postmarked or turned in by April 13. Applications will be reviewed and judged by a committee.

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Ellis County Syndicate MERIT Scholarship | 2020 scholarship opportunity has expired.

Four $2500.00 scholarships will be available. The following criteria must be met for a student to apply for the scholarship:

  1. Must be a graduating senior who is a member of a 4-H club or FFA chapter within Ellis County at the time of application
  2. Must exhibit at least 2 years in the Ellis County Youth Expo (can include current year)
  3. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 25, 2020
  4. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the awards banquet in May

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ECYE Grand Champion Scholarships

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John Paul Dineen IV Memorial Scholarship

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District 8 Scholarships

D8 TAE4-HA Scholarship |

2020 scholarship opportunity has expired.

District 8 4-H members who do NOT receive a 4-H Foundation or Terry Foundation scholarship are eligible to apply. Applications will be reviewed by a scholarship committee. All decisions are final. Applications must be complete in order to be accepted. This scholarship is available to 4-H members who plan to attend a college, university, or technical school in Texas or out-of-state. Please make sure to upload your official transcript & 2 letters of recommendation.

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