Youth in Action Awards

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4-H Youth in Action Awards

The 4-H Youth in Action Program recognizes four confident young leaders with diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives in our core pillar areas: Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Healthy Living and STEM.

Each year, Pillar Winners will experience an exciting year of telling their 4-H story and celebrating their leadership. Winners receive:

  • $5,000 higher education scholarship
  • Promotional video showcasing their 4-H impact story
  • All-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for National 4-H Council’s Legacy Awards
  • Networking opportunities with 4-H celebrities and other prominent alumni
  • Recognition as the official 4-H youth spokesperson for their pillar

Applying for the Award

All applicants should review the Applying for the Youth in Action Awards (PDF) for tips and a better understanding of the time commitments that winners will be involved with.

Applications are due in March

Go to the National 4-H Youth in Action Awards site to apply and get more information.