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SBC 4-H Scholarships

Three 4-H Scholarship opportunities are available to San Benito County 4-H Youth Development Program members who:

  • Are currently enrolled and active in San Benito County 4-H.
  • Are graduating from high school.
  • Completed 4 consecutive years in the San Benito County 4-H program, including the year they’re applying.

****All scholarship information is due to the 4-H Office by 5:00pm, April 18, 2017.  No Exceptions!****

Please download Scholarship Application and complete it by the deadline. 

Please review: Scholarship Judging Rubric


1.  GEORGIA WAPPLE FRAZER

  • One 4-year scholarship ($1000/year – $4000 total)
  • Recipient of four-year scholarship will have four years to access funds.

 Additional Eligibility Requirements:

  • A scholastic record of 3.0 or higher for the last three years of high school.
  • The rank of Gold Star or higher in the 4-H Incentives and Awards Program.

2.  JOHN W. RICOTTI 4-H MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Up to 2 scholarships at the Incentive & Recognition Committee and judges’ discretion - $500 - $1,000 maximum.
  • Recipient has one year to access funds.
  • No additional eligibility requirements.

3.  4-H MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Up to 2 scholarships at the Incentive & Recognition Committee and judges’ discretion - $500 - $1,000 maximum.
  • Recipient has one year to access funds.
  • No additional eligibility requirements.

Applicant must:

  1. Submit a completed Application (Form A), two recommendations (Forms B & C), 4-H Record Book (with only the PDR and at least a one page story and all mandatory signatures updated through March 1), and an official sealed high school transcript.
  2. Be interviewed by a panel of community members.  You will be contacted for an interview no later than the second week in May.

 

Selection Criteria: Awards can be withheld if applicants do not meet criteria.

4-H Club Work                                                                      25%

4-H Leadership & Citizenship                                                  30%

Scholastic Record                                                                    5%

Extra Curricular School and Community Activities                     15%

Presentation Skills/Interview                                                   15%

Written Recommendations                                                       10%

Scholarships may be used at any school of continuing education above high school.

After being awarded a scholarship, the recipient must submit to the San Benito 4-H Office a transcript from a post secondary institution that shows completion of at least 12 semester/quarter units and proof of re-enrollment as a full-time student.  (Recipients of John W. Ricotti and 4-H Memorial Scholarships need only do this once, but the GWF recipient must provide this documentation throughout the 4 years.)  If student ends up deferring schooling for a year, s/he must come to Council to ask for payment to be deferred for up to a year.

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