4-H Awards & Scholarships

Hidalgo County 4-H Achievement Awards

(All nominations are due to the Extension office by May 1, 2023 no later than 5:00 p.m.)

***New: Hidalgo County 4-H Award Nominations Form-  

2022-2023 Hidalgo County 4-H Awards Rules

2022-2023 Hidalgo County 4-H Award Application.pdf

2022-2023 Hidalgo County 4-H Award Application.docx

2021-2022 Adult Leader of the Year Application

2021-2022 Friend of 4-H Award Application

(All applications are due to the Extension office by March 28, 2023 no later than 5:00 p.m.)

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 Available November 1, 2022/Application Deadline: February 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
2022 Texas 4-H Scholarship-Handbook
Applicant Tutorial – How To Apply

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 2023.
Scholarships are listed in chronological order of entry deadlines.

STAR (South Texas Agricultural Roundup) 
Deadline: December 2, 2022 by 5 p.m. at the Hidalgo County Extension Office
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: https://4hfoundation.net/scholarships

Deadline: January 14, 2023 by Certified Mail.
Eligibility Brief: Active in 4-H 3 of 4 high school years

Big Tex Scholarship Program
Please visit the Big Tex Scholarship web page at: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/bigtex_2023
Deadline: February 1, 2023 – Apply Online.

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 3/3/2023
Eligibility Brief: Plan to pursue a career in an agriculture-related field
Please click on this link: https://www.algodonclub.com/application 

Texas Farm Credit
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Eligibility Brief: Must be a member of FFA or 4-H, reside in Texas Farm Credits territory, submit a current high school transcript, submit 2023 application, and submit an essay.
Please click on this link: https://www.texasfcs.com/news/scholarship-programs

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

2023 Hidalgo County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application
Deadline: Must be turned in to the Hidalgo County Farm Bureau no later than 04/15/2023 by 5:00 p.m.
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 Thursday, 4/13/2023

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

2023 RGVLS Youth Leadership Application.form[25798]

Deadline: Must be turned in or post marked to the RGVLS Office by September 8, 2022






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