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Maine 4-H Foundation Post Secondary Scholarships

Eligibility: Qualified candidates must be: 1) a current member of 4-H who currently active in 4-H activities; and 2) a graduating senior or an individual who has graduated from high school but has delayed post-secondary school for no more than one year.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

How is this Awarded: A committee of the 4-H Foundation reviews applications and selects recipients. Awards to graduating high school seniors are based primarily on academic achievement and 4-H activities. The scholarships are not renewable.

Application Process:

High school applicants must submit an application, a high school transcript, essay “How has 4-H shaped my life” and 4-H resume, and a letter of recommendation from a 4-H leader or educator.


Applications may be downloaded from the Maine 4-H Foundation webpageApplications are also available from high school Guidance Offices, county extension offices, and:


Maine 4-H Foundation

University of Maine

5717 Corbett Hall, Room 310

Orono, Maine 04469-5717


Tel: (207) 353-5550

Fax: (207) 581-3212



NOTE: There is one application for 5 different scholarships.

When Can I Apply: On or after December 1 of the award year.

Deadline Description: Completed application must be received by March 4 of the award year.

Deadline Date: March 4

Eligibility Codes:
High School

Nonspecific to course of study