4-H Awards & Scholarships

Hidalgo County 4-H Achievement Awards
(All applications are due to the Extension office by June 07, 2022 no later than 5:00 p.m.)

2021-2022 Hidalgo County 4-H Awards Rules

2021 2022 Hidalgo County 4-H-Member Awards Application

2021-2022 Adult Leader of the Year Application

2021-2022 Friend of 4-H Award Application


Hidalgo County 4-H Foundation Summer Camp Scholarship

2018-2019 Camp-Leadership Training_Scholarship PDF Version

2018-2019 Camp-Leadership Training Scholarship  Word Version

State Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

The Texas 4-H Youth Development Program and the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation is once again pleased to offer to our senior high school 4-H members and current college students the opportunity to apply for an Opportunity Scholarship through the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation.  This year Texas 4-H members can apply for scholarships in three areas: baccalaureate, courageous heart, and technical. Former Texas 4-H members will be able to apply for scholarships through the collegiate scholarship program. Scholarship interviews will be conducted in College Station, May 5th-7th, 2017.

Texas 4H Opportunity Scholarship (click on links below)

Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship     Application Deadline: February 15, 2022
Applicant Tutorial – How To Apply

Deadline: Applicant must complete FASFA November 2020 – December 2020  Application Due February 14th, 2021
Eligibility Brief: Be an active and current 4-H member at least 2 of 3 previous years

Local Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

This list of scholarships is provided by the Hidalgo County Extension office as a service to our graduating 4-H’ers and their families. Eligibility varies for each scholarship, refer to each application for specifics.

The 4-H program has one of the strongest scholarship opportunities of any youth organization, but it does require a lot of work! The effort you put into applying for scholarships can make a big difference for you and your family as you look toward life after high school. Best of luck and work hard at this. Remember, you only graduate from high school once, so make the most of this time now!

Hidalgo County
Dates below are for the Class of 2021.
Scholarships are listed in chronological order of entry deadlines.

STAR (South Texas Agricultural Roundup) 
Deadline: November 12, 2021 by 11:59 p.m.
Please visit the STAR web page at: http://gostar.org/
Eligibility Brief: Must have exhibited three years, including the current year

Hidalgo County 4-H Foundation
Please visit the Hidalgo County 4-H Foundation web page at: http://mail.4hfoundation.net/
Deadline: January 14, 2022 by Certified Mail.
Eligibility Brief: Active in 4-H 3 of 4 high school years

Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Champs for Champions Academic Scholarships
Please visit the R.G.V.L.S. Champs for Champions Scholarship web page at: https://www.rgvls.com/p/livestock-show/champs-for-champions-scholarship-application

Deadline: Must be in the Livestock Show office by Friday 01/14/2022 BEFORE 5 p.m.
Eligibility Brief: Exhibited in RGVLS within the prior 3 years

Algodon Club
Deadline: Must be postmarked by 3/5/2022
Eligibility Brief: Plan to pursue a career in an agriculture-related field
Please click on this link: https://www.algodonclub.com/application

Texas Farm Bureau: YF&R, Mitchell Memorial & District 13 Scholarships
Deadline: Must be postmarked by TBA
Eligibility Brief: Family must be Farm Bureau members, other requirements vary, see details under each scholarship

2022 Hidalgo County Farm Bureau High School Scholarship Application
Deadline: Must be turned in to the Hidalgo County Farm Bureau by 2/28/2022
Eligibility Brief: Family must be Hidalgo County Farm Bureau members

Edinburg 4-H Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Must be turned in to Hidalgo County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 4/19/2022

Eligibility Brief: Must be a member of an Edinburg area 4-H club or live in the Edinburg area





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