Fall Scholarship Opportunities

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lease note below the academic scholarships with a fall deadline.  Information for all these scholarships may be found at on the Scholarships page on the state 4-H website.

A $1000 scholarship is being offered on behalf of the Delaware Equine Council. All applicants must submit a 250- word essay no later than Friday, January 29, 2016. The essay topic this year is:

“How I plan to use this course of study to further the equine or agriculture industry.”

Apply now for the 2016 Delaware Equine Scholarship

If you’ve made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous trip to Washington, D.C., by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! Even more importantly, you could win recognition that might inspire other young people to follow your example. These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, have honored tens of thousands of middle level and high school students over the past 18 years solely for their volunteer work.

Apply now  for the 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

Deadline 11/30/15 This award honors four 4-H’ers who have gained critical life skills through their 4-H experience and have utilized those skills to overcome a challenge, or challenges, they have faced. Each of the honorees are outstanding 4-H’ers who epitomize 4-H youth empowerment and leadership.  Applicants should be a 4-H member or recent alumni within the United States, ages 16-21. Please read the guidelines before submitting your application.

There will be a $500 scholarship for each of the three counties in Delaware; and one person will be selected to receive the state/national $1000 scholarship, for a total of four scholarships for the state of Delaware.

Apply now for the 2015 NWTF Scholarship. Due 12/15/15.

Special application instructions for Delaware 4-Hers.