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4-H Scholarships

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Many award and scholarship opportunities are available through the 4-H Youth Development Program on local, state, and national levels. 
 
State 4-H Youth Development Program opportunities for awards and scholarships can be found on the State 4-H website.

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Laura and Neil HULBERT Award

This award was established by Laura and Neil Hulbert, who were strong supporters of youth activities. The funds are to be bequeathed annually in the amount of $2,500 each to one male and one female Placer County student between 14 and 18 years of age (by Dec 31 of the enrollment year of selection) and currently enrolled in Placer County 4-H.

CRITERIA FOR APPLICATION:

  • Applicant must be at at least 14 years old, and not yet 19 by December 31st of the selected year.
  • Applicant must currently be enrolled in the Placer County 4-H program.
  • An applicant may not have received this award in prior years.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All documents listed must be included in the Application Packet and submitted together.

  • Application
  • Essay
  • 3 Letters of Recommendations (please read the packet carefully for recommendation requirements)
  • School Transcript

All applicants must attend the scheduled interview day. You will be contacted with your interview time.

Application Packet (print or download): 2023 Hulbert Award Application

Placer County 4-H Scholarship

Placer County 4-H Scholarship Award of $500 is given to qualifying Placer County 4-H high school members. This award has been made possible through the raising of a sale animal that is auctioned annually at the Junior Livestock Auction.  

CRITERIA FOR APPLICATION:

  • Applicant must be a freshman through senior in high school.
  • Applicant must have been active in the Placer County 4-H program for three years prior to applying and have enrolled prior to November 30th of the enrollment year.
  • An applicant may not have received this award in prior years.

APPLICATION PROCESS: (All documents listed must be included in the Application Packet and submitted together.)

  • Application
  • Essay
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (please read the packet carefully for recommendation requirements)

All applications must attend the scheduled interview day. You will be contacted with your interview time.

Application Packet (Print or download): 2023 4-H Scholarship Award Application