Youth who have at least five years of active membership in South Dakota 4-H (current high school senior or enrolled in college, technical institute, etc.) are eligible to apply for South Dakota 4-H Scholarships.
The SDSU Collegiate 4-H Scholarship is open only to active Collegiate 4-H members currently attending SDSU. This application needs to be signed by the Collegiate 4-H Advisor and then submitted to: State 4-H Office, SDSU, SAG 109, Brookings, 57007.
All other applications are being accepted now through April 1, 2011 at the local County Extension Office. The County Extension Educator will sign and forward applications to the State 4-H Office, SAG 109 Box 2207E, Brookings, SD 57007, postmarked by April 1, 2011.
A committee will review all applications and announce recipients in early May. All applicants will be notified regarding their final status after selection of recipients. All recipients must complete an acceptance form to receive the scholarship(s).
Scholarships are awarded based on fulfillment of scholarship-specific criteria and the following:
• 40% scholastic achievement,
• 10% character;
• 40% 4-H project involvement including Citizenship/Community Service and Leadership; and
• 10% financial need.
For more infomation refer to: 2011 4-H Scholarship Policy