The 4-H Scholarship and Recognition Program provides both youth participants and 4-H volunteers with recognition and rewards for their work in 4-H.

4-H Scholarships

Aside from the benefits you get just from being in 4-H, you may also have opportunities to earn scholarships for college as a result of your 4-H participation. 4-H Scholarships gives you the details on what’s available, eligibility requirements and how to apply.

4-H Recognition Program

Whether you are a youth participant or a 4-H volunteer, there are many opportunities to be recognized for your good work in 4-H, whether with a certificate, plaque, medal or cash award. 4-H Recognition Program tells you the ways you may be recognized, what’s necessary to be eligible and how to apply, if necessary.


  • State Award winners

    Michigan 4-H State Awards: The application questions

    Published on May 30, 2019

    State Awards recognize 4-H members for engaging in rich learning experiences that result in outstanding knowledge and life skill development. Be prepared to answer the application questions.

  • W.G. Mac McPherson headshot.

    McPherson named outstanding 4-H alumnus

    Published on October 16, 2018

    Kent County 4-H alumnus W. G. (Mac) McPherson, of Lowell, is among eight 4-H alumni inducted into the Michigan 4-H Emerald Clover Society in 2018.

  • Barbara Haynes Heyboer headshot.

    Heyboer named oustanding 4-H alumna

    Published on October 16, 2018

    Van Buren County 4-H alumna Barbara Haynes Heyboer, of Hudsonville, is among eight 4-H alumni inducted into the prestigious Michigan 4-H Emerald Clover Society in 2018.

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