4-H Scholarships

4-H Scholarship Opportunities


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.

2017 Gillespie EEA Scholarship Application (pdf)

2017 Gillespie EEA Scholarship Application (Word)




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)



Deadline: January 17th, 2017

Gillespie County 4-H seniors can apply for this scholarship by submitting an application for the Texas 4-H Foundation scholarship along with the requirements listed on the Gillespie County 4-H Scholarship Application cover sheet.

Gillespie 4H Adult Leaders Scholarship Application Cover Sheet (pdf)

Gillespie 4H Adult Leaders Scholarship Application Cover Sheet (Word)


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)






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