Scholarship Opportunities

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Delaware 4-H Foundation Scholarship Application

The Delaware 4-H Foundation makes scholarships offered to Delaware 4-H members in pursuit of higher education. This award is to recognize continued 4-H leadership.

Application is due May 1, 2023.


This scholarship is being presented by the family, in memory of William and Ellen Vanderwende, who both
enjoyed the Delaware State Fair (DSF) and felt that higher education was important. It will be presented at
the Herdsmen’s Breakfast which is normally held the final Saturday of the Delaware State Fair.
Eligibility Requirements for Applicants of the Scholarship:

-A rising college junior or senior. Must have completed a minimum of 60 college credits. Any major is acceptable.
-A current junior exhibitor in the Dairy, Sheep, Goat, Swine or Beef Departments of the DSF.
-You can only receive this scholarship one time.

Delaware State Fair Exhibitors Scholarships

The Delaware 4-H Foundation will award a scholarship to be known as the Delaware
State Fair Junior Exhibitor Scholarship for the academic year 2023-2024.
The minimum amount of this award will be $500.