Local Area Scholarships

Hill Country Cattlewomen Scholarship Opportunity


  • Deadline: ?  Contact Stonewall Chamber of Commerce for 2017 Deadline
  • This scholarship is awarded in addition to those awarded to the Peach Queen and Duchesses.  Applications are available from high school counselors, by phone to 830-644-2735, or by visiting http://stonewalltexas.com.




Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship

Gillespie County Deadline: January 17th, 2017

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.  Applications and other additional  information can be downloaded from the Texas 4-H website at:  http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/scholarships/


Changes for the 2017 Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship Process

  • Scores from the Old (Jan 2016 or Before) and the New (Mar 2016 or After) of the SAT test will be accepted, as well as ACT scores.
  • Any youth receiving a Terry Scholarship are NOT eligible to receive a Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship.
  • Scholarship Interviews will be conducted in College Station in May, 2017.

Due to a continued increase in incomplete and/or incorrect completion of the scholarship applications from applicants, any incomplete or incorrect application submitted will not be considered.  It is the responsibility of the 4-H member and parent/guardian to ensure all information is correct and complete prior to submitting.  Absolutely no follow up or updates will be allowed once submitted.


Due dates and deadlines for 2017 Scholarship process are as follows:

  • October, 2017                           Release of 2017 Application
  • November – January                Scholarship Trainings
  • October                            Applicant can start completing FAFSA and receive report
  • January 17th                 Application due to County Office
  • February 3, 2017                     Applications due to District Office
  • February 17, 2017                   Applications due to State 4-H Office
  • April 14, 2017                          Interview selection notification
  • May 5-7, 2017                          Interviews in College Station, Texas
  • June 6, 7, &/or 8, 2017  Awards Assemblies/Banquets (College Station, TX)

The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country


Deadline: January 25, 2017

Has listings for scholarships for Fredericksburg High School, Our Lady of the Hills Regional High School, Harper High School, and Heritage.

Gillespie County Youth Livestock Show Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2016

2016-2017 Gillespie County Youth Livestock Show Scholarship Application Deadline is December 1, 2016.  Please bring completed applications to Taylor Osbourn at the Extension Office or your FFA Instructor.  

2016-2017 GCYLS Scholarship Application (Word)


Gillespie County EEA Scholarship

  • The Gillespie County EEA Scholarship will be due by February 1, 2017.  If you have any questions, please contact Shea at the Extension Office.

District EEA Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 1, 2017 to Shea at Extension Office
  • 4-H high school seniors are encouraged to also apply for the District EEA Scholarship. Application, 4-H Recordbook from previous year, official high school transcript, ACT or SAT scores, and two letters of recommendation are required.
  • 2017 District EEA Scholarship Application (pdf)

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships

Visit our local office for information and scholarship applications.  Our local Gillespie County Farm Bureau Office will also take scholarship applications.  See website for scholarship opportunities.  Texas Farm Bureau offers the Dick Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, YF&R Scholarship, and the Memorial Honorary and District Scholarships. http://www.texasfarmbureau.org/newsmanager/templates/Youth.aspx?articleid=594&zone=11.



Deadline is February 24, 2017


  • Deadline: postmarked by March 1, 2017
  • High School Graduate, Ag Mechanics, and Collegiate Scholarships available.  See website for requirements and application.  www.hcdjls.org

Gillespie County A&M Club Scholarship



2017 Capital Farm Credit Scholarship Application (pdf)

2017 Capital Farm Credit Scholarship Application (Word)


Deadline is March 3, 2017.   Applications can be found at local Capital Farm Credit offices.  Ten $1,000 one-time scholarships will be awarded this year to students from any of the following counties: Blanco, Burnet, Coleman, Gillespie, Kimble, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, Menard, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba. Scholarships will be awarded using eligibility requirements listed below.

Scholarships awarded using eligibility requirements listed below:
1. Funds used to attend an accredited vocational or technical school, college or university full time.
2. Applicants must be upcoming high school graduates, within school year applied.
3. Applicant must demonstrate that they have a tentative educational plan and goals, related to fields in
a. Agriculture or natural resources (may include ag communications, ag economics/business, ag education, ecosystem science & management, animal science, viticulture, etc.)
b. Technical vocation supporting agriculture and rural communities and industries
4. Applicants must include the following documents for consideration. (Please send all documents together)
a. Completed application** b. Current High School Transcript
c. 1-2 letters of recommendation e. Essay on topic given in application
5. Applications and all supporting evidence must be received by March 3, 2017.
a. No late submissions will be accepted.
b. The guidance counselor of each scholarship winner will be notified.


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