2017 College Scholarship Opportunities
Deschutes County 4-H Scholarships
Deadline April 1, 2017
4-H Participation Emphasis Scholarship
4-H Youth Leadership Team Member Scholarship
State 4-H Scholarships
Deadline March 1, 2017
State & County Farm Bureau Scholarships
Ralph McNulty Scholarships-
The Milliron Family sponsors this $150. Scholarship to be used toward the purchase of a market hog.
The Grafton Family sponsors this $100. Scholarship to be used toward the purchase of a market lamb.
The winner will come out to our farm and pick a quality market lamb of their choice.
This $200 scholarship offered by Jim & Ardyce Swift is for a breeding animal for first and second year 4-H or FFA members only.
Wendy Sheerer Memorial Scholarship-
This is a scholarship to attend OSU Summer Conference given by the Sheerer Family in memory of their daughter.
This scholarship is given to help 4-H/FFA members pursue improvement in their photography project in memory of Yvonne Light.
This $150 scholarship is offered by Sarah McCoy and McCoy's 'Lil Acres, to help 4-H members purchase needed equipment for their animal projects.
This $200. Scholarship is offered by Sarah McCoy, to help promote and preserve the Hampshire breed of sheep in Deschutes County.
Bonnie Holtby Memorial Award-
Trophy will be awarded to a 4-H member who exhibits leadership, sportsmanship and overall success in 4-H livestock and small animal projects. The Bonnie Holtby Memorial Trophy is in remembrance of Bonnie Jean Holtby, who perished July 6, 1994, at Storm King Mountain, Colorado.
This award, sponsored by Friends of Kathi, recognizes the year-round efforts of 4Hers enrolled in a goat project area who have contributed over and above what may have been expected of them.
This is given to a senior member who has faithfully participated in Foods and Nutrition through the years.
To be eligible, a member must be a senior and must be enrolled in Foods and Nutrition. The recipient will be determined by a point system based on an application they will fill out.
This award, sponsored by Peggy and Leonard Zierlein, will be given to an Intermediate or Senior small animal 4-H member selected by nomination by 4-H members, leaders, parents or other interested parties AND an interview that will include the member and those who nominated the member.
Steve Grudt Sportsmanship Award-
His award, given in memory of Steve Grudt, recognizes the year-round efforts of 4Hers enrolled in a swine project area who have contributed over and above what may have been expected of them.
Don Huff Memorial 4-H Sportsmanship Award
In memory of Mr. Don Huff, who found great pleasure in supporting and watching his grandchildren grow and learn through their 4-Hexperiences. Candidates for this award should be nominated by a leader, volunteer or member.
Please see the 2017 Exhibitor's Handbook for the criteria.