Youth in Action Awards

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 March 29, 2021

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

4-H Youth in Action application