Scholarships & Awards


Washtenaw County 4-H Youth Development program has developed various scholarship opportunities to help 4-H members and leaders fund continuing education beyond high school as well as in project areas. Funding to support is provided by the annual endowment gift provided by the Washtenaw Advisory Council, Washtenaw 4-H Service Club, Washtenaw 4-H Small Animal Committee and Washtenaw 4-H Horse Leaders Association. Each scholarship has its own eligibility requirements and application process. Please, make sure to read directions thoroughly when applying.

Please click on each scholarship below for more information on eligibility and forms. 

The Dairy Scholarship - DUE July 1

NEW - The Ehnis Memorial Scholarship- Swine - DUE July 1

Advisory Council/Service Club Scholarship Application for 2023 graduates - Due September 3rd

Hardwood Scholarship

MSU 4-H Scholarships


Special Horse Awards for Youth Show Descriptions:

Kramer All Around Versatility Award

Tiffany Sikora Memorial Award

4-H Outstanding Involvement in Agriculture Award - Due Aug 6

This Washtenaw County Farm Bureau Award recognizes 4-H members ages 15 to 19 for their involvement in agriculture, including 4-H related projects and activities, horticulture, farming, or employment. Award recipients will receive a free one-year regular membership with Washtenaw County Farm Bureau and a certificate or plaque along with recognition at the 2021 Washtenaw County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. Applications are due Friday, August 6, 2021

Washtenaw County 4-H Youth Development Program offers various awards to recognize the achievements that members have accomplished through the 4-H program year. Awards are submitted either via nomination or application. Leaders are recognized for their years of service, Leader of the Year, Angel Award amongst others. Each fall members and leaders are invited to attend the Member and Leader Recognition banquet. 

Please click on each Award below for more information on eligibility and forms. 

Washtenaw 4-H Award Applications:

I Dare You

Alumni of the Year

Leader of the Year

Friend of 4-H

Key Club Application

County Medals Application

Club Spirit Award

State Award Information and Nominations 

4-H Ambassador Application