Please take a look through the scholarships that York County, and surrounding area has to offer. If you have questions or need more information please feel free to call the York County Extension Office.
York County Outstanding 4-H Youth
Due September 30
Youth who are currently in their senior year of high school at the time of application AND have been enrolled in the York County 4-H Program during the current 4-H Year are eligilbe to apply.
Due Febuary 15
Youth who have completed their junior or senior year of high school AND have been active in the York County 4-H Program for at least 5 years.
Due February 15
Graduating senior who is a current York County 4-H member and has been active in 4-H program and enrolled in a 4-H Plant Science area project for at least 5 years.
Due One Month Prior to the Activity
This scholarship is for any York County 4-Her attending a 4-H sponsored camping activity. The scholarship will be in the amount of $25 for 1-3 and $50 for 3+ full days.
York County Scholarships
Due First Friday in July
This scholarship is for any recently graduated youth from high school. A current or past 4-H member of York County. Exhibited beef in 4-H sponsored activities with in the last two years. Has been accepted to a 2 or 4 year college with any major. Applicants are eligible to be recognized more than 1 time if the criteria is met. The scholarship will be in the amount of $100.
Due First Friday in July
This scholarship is for recently graduated seniors who have been active in York County 4-H. Applicant must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year college or university. The amount of the scholarship is $500.
Due First Friday in July
This scholarship is for recently graduated seniors who have been active in York County 4-H program for at least 5 years. Applicants must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year college/university. The amount of the scholarship is $1000.
State Wide Scholarships
Nebraska 4-H Foundation Scholarships Due January 5th
The Nebraska 4-H Foundation offers 4-H members the opportunity to apply for scholarships. The Nebraska 4-H Foundation awards up to $22,000 worth of scholarships each year to 4-H’ers from across the state.
To apply for scholarships, 4-H’ers must submit the Nebraska 4-H Achievement Application for state-level review by January 15th. Youth must follow the application instructions available on the Nebraska 4-H
Achievement Application webpage. If applying for multiple scholarships, only one Achievement Application should be submitted. An applicant must select the scholarship to which he/she feels qualified.
4-H youth may want to visit with the Extension Office in their county and the financial aid office at the college of their choice. There may be other grants, scholarships, or low-interest loans for which they may be eligible.
Scholarship availability may change at any time without prior notice.
Use of Information
The information submitted in the Achievement Application is confidential. Personal information about scholarship winners may be used in local publicity and press releases. Note: Only the application review committee will have access to transcripts and test scores.
General Eligibility Requirements
The following requirements apply to all scholarships awarded by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation unless otherwise noted. Additional scholarship-specific eligibility requirements may apply. Please see Available Scholarships below for more details.
1. Must be a current high school senior, graduating in Spring of the current year and attending college in the Fall of the current year or a current Freshman at an accredited university (see specific scholarship school regulations). *Exception: Grand Island Horse Scholarship applicants may apply after their sophmore year in high school.*
2. Must have completed one (1) year of 4-H and be current 4-H member unless otherwise stated in the scholarship-specific eligibility requirements listed.
NACEB Due March 16
- One $1000 scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) or in the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS) for an incoming student (freshmen or transfer student).
- One $1000 scholarship for a current student (sophomore or higher) enrolled in CASNR or CEHS.
Martha & Don Romeo Scholarship Due November 30th
The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and one qualifying 4-H female, who are graduating seniors in the State of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post-high school education. The scholarship will be awarded at the annual NAFM Convention in January.
This scholarship application will be added to this sight when we receive it from the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers
4S Goat Expo Scholarship Due September 10th
The 4S Goat Expo committee sets aside a specific amount of money annually. The Specific amount given to each eligible applicant is dertermined each year by the number of applications received.
Is there an individual or an animal that has inspired you to pursue an education and career in Animal Science? Ten winners will be selected and receive a $5000 scholarship to be used for the 2023-2024 academic year.