The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the State of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education.
Each applicant must have exhibited his/her 4-H projects in a County Fair or at the State Fair within the last four years. Applicants must hold a 2.5 high school grade point average (based on a 4.0 system). Applicants must also maintain a 2.5 grade point average for the first semester in college and carry at least 12 credit hours. Applicants must agree to apply the scholarship funds for tuition or fees at a two or four year college or its equivalent, to be judged by the committee. Applicants must have demonstrated support for his/her school and community. Applicants must exhibit during the application process a desire to achieve the goals of which he/she is capable. Financial need will not be considered in the selection process.
One male and/or female finalist will be selected from each county and submitted to the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers for the final selection process. Applications are due in the Extension Office by December 1, 2016 (pdf 110kb).
The scholarship will be awarded at the annual NAFM convention in January.
For more information and/or forms, contact the Extension Office at 308-632-1480.