4-H Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award 10 scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2018. Scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals.

To be eligible for Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships, students must have been a Wisconsin 4-H member for at least one year; have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled or planning to enroll at a university, college or technical school during the 2018- 2019 academic school year.

Applicants can visit the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation website to learn more about how to apply: http://wis4hfoundation.org/scholarships/

Resumes, cover letters, project lists and one photo must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by March 15, 2018.

Winners will be notified by postal letter in May. A panel of experienced youth advisors will screen the applications and select finalists. Applications chosen as finalists will be screened by a second panel comprised of 4-H and youth development experts. The finalist applications will be ranked.

The 4-H Foundation will assign available scholarships to the top-ranking applications based on scholarship criteria (example: scholarships are available for specific geographical areas and project areas). Call or email the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation at608.262.1597 or info@Wis4HFoundation.o rg for more information.

Based in Madison, the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation provides essential funding for 4-H programs throughout Wisconsin. By partnering with individuals, corporations and foundations, the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation supports nearly 150,000 youth who take part in various 4-H leadership, development and community-building activities throughout the state.

Learn more about the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation by visiting www.Wis4HFoundation.org

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