2017 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship For Undergraduates In USA

2017 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship For Undergraduates In USA

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation continues their mission to invest in the positive development of 4-H youth by announcing scholarship program to outstanding Wisconsin students for pursuing higher education in 2017.  The scholarships are awarded to the students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals. The Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding winning candidates.

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation was founded in the early 1950s and was recognized by the IRS as a charitable organization in 1955, with its purpose as a non-profit organization charged with generating support for the Wisconsin 4-H program.

Eligibility:

  • 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 2017-2018 academic school year

How to Apply:

Applicants should email all the following documents applying for the scholarship:

  • Resume
  1. Applicant’s name and contact information (including county where the applicant is/was a 4-Her) at the top of the page
  2. Not to exceed one page
  3. No less than 3/4–inch margins and using type no smaller than 10 points
  4. Suggested resume headings include: Career Goals, School Experience, Work Experience, 4-H Experience, Leadership Experience, Activities Outside of 4-H
  5. Resumes must be either a Word Document or a PDF and must be named Applicant Last Name Résumé (example: Smith Résumé)
  • Cover Letter
  1. Applicant’s name and contact information (including county where the applicant is/was a 4-Her) at the top of the page
  2. Not to exceed one page
  3. No less than 3/4–inch margins and using type no smaller than 10 points
  4. Cover letters should include information relevant to the application, including how 4-H made an impact and how skills learned in 4-H will be used in the future. The strongest cover letters expand on information on the resume; they don’t repeat the same information.
  5. Cover letters must be either a Word Document or a PDF and must be named Applicant Last Name Cover Letter (example: Smith Cover Letter) and attached to the email.
  • List of 4-H projects in which the applicant participated
  1. Applicant’s name and contact information (including county where the applicant is/was a 4-Her) at the top of the page
  2. Not to exceed one page
  3. No less than 3/4–inch margins and using type no smaller than 10 points
  4. The project list should be in the order of importance to the 4-Her, with the most important projects at the top of the list. This does not need to be a complete list of every project ever taken by the 4-Her.
  5. Project list must be either a Word Document or a PDF and must be named Applicant Last Name Project List (example: Smith Project List)
  • One recent photo of the applicant preferably at a 4-H event or working on a 4-H project
  1. Photo must be 5” x 7” or less and may be snapshots or professional photos
  2. Photo should be clear and, while other people may be in the photo, the applicant must be prominent
  3. Photo must be submitted electronically and titled Applicant Last Name Photo (example: Smith Photo)
  4. Photo may be used for promotional purposes

Submitting Details: 

Applicants email the complete application packet to:

Scholarships-at-wis4hfoundation.org

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://wis4hfoundation.org/scholarships/

Contact Information: If you have any question, email at info-at-wis4hfoundation.org

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