Scholarships, Awards, and Diamond Clover Applications

Seward County and Nebraska 4-H recognizes and awards individuals and groups for outstanding achievements to their community, club, and their own personal development. For county recognition, applications and nominations are due early in October. 

2024 Deadline is October 1, 2024
Achievement Applications 

The Nebraska 4-H Achievement Application is a standard application form used for the selection of county and state award winners, including Nebraska delegates to National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference, as well as Nebraska 4-H Foundation scholarship award recipients. Turning in the Achievement Application is required in order to receive year pins, scholarships and other awards. 

Junior Achievement Application for ages 8-14 (county-only)
Senior Achievement Application for ages 15-18 (state-eligible)
Clover Kid Record Book
County & Special Award Applications
  • County Award Application - submit this form with your achievement application to have it reviewed for project pins and other awards.
Diamond Clover Program

This program consists of six levels that engage a young person in planning and reporting to a broad range of age-appropriate accomplishments.

Volunteer & Service Nomination Forms
Club Recognition
Senior Scholarships 
Seward County 4-H'ers graduating from high school have the opportunity to apply for a college scholarship through the Seward County 4-H Council and the Seward County 4-H Foundation.  There are several steps to the scholarship selection process.
  1. Achievement Application - due October 10.
  2. Senior Scholarship Application - Due January 5, 2024
  3. Interview - all scholarship applicants take part in an interview with members of the 4-H Council, 4-H Foundation, and Jr. Leaders. Interviews are scheduled for mid-late January.

Nebraska 4-H -  Additional Awards and Recognition Opportunities

Additional Resources for the Achievement Application