Michigan 4-H Foundation Scholarships
Michigan 4-H Foundation scholarship funds provide financial support for post-secondary education for 4-H members. Michigan 4-H scholarships can be established with annual donations, memorial gifts or endowment funds.
A variety of 4-H post-secondary scholarships are available to 4-H members. Eligibility and requirements varies by scholarship. Please note all scholarships may not be available every year.
MSU-Michigan 4-H Foundation Scholarships
The Michigan 4-H Foundation offers scholarships to attend Michigan State University. There is no separate application process for these awards scholarships – recipients are selected from the MSU 4-H Youth Development Scholarship applicant pool. Current scholarships include:
- Sigma Alpha Sorority 4-H Scholarship
Award amount: $1,000
- Lowell and Carol Spike Memorial 4-H Scholarship
Award amount: $1,000
Statewide 4-H scholarships
Please see individual scholarship applications/guidelines for full eligibility requirements.
- Norma Agnew Memorial 4-H Horse Judging Scholarship
- Michigan Horse Council 4-H Horse Show Scholarship
- Michigan 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Scholarship
County-specific 4-H scholarships
To be eligible for the following scholarships, the applicant must have been a 4-H member and/or resident of the county listed. Please contact the county MSU Extension office for individual scholarship applications, guidelines and full eligibility requirements.
- Amanda Awalt Scholarship (Ingham County)
- Gordon and Viola Bierlein Scholarship (Tuscola County)
- Chase Showmanship Sweepstakes (Ingham County)
- Wayland Hart Memorial Dairy Scholarship (Adrian-area/Washtenaw County)
- Ada May & Web Harwood 4-H Memorial Scholarship (Washtenaw County)
- Burrell E. Henry Memorial Scholarship (Calhoun County)
- Andrew L. Olson Scholarship (Grand Traverse County)
- Rolan & Bernice Sleight Memorial Scholarship (Clinton County)
- Denise Thurston Patterson & Douglas L. Patterson Memorial 4-H Scholarship
Additional scholarships may be available. Visit the Michigan 4-H Youth Development 4-H Scholarships page for more information.
For more information about funding scholarships, contact:
Assistant Director of Development for 4-H
Phone: (517) 353-7075