The Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation is once again
pleased to offer senior high school 4-H members and current college students
the opportunity to apply for an Opportunity Scholarship. Texas 4-H members
can apply for scholarships in three areas, baccalaureate, courageous heart, and
technical. Former Texas 4-H members will be able to apply for scholarships
through the collegiate scholarship program.
Changes for the 2019 Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship
applications (except collegiate) must be submitted through 4-H CONNECT.
Applicants must work
directly with their school administrators to ensure they have quartile
ranking for their application. A quartile ranking is required to be
considered for a Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship.
Any incomplete or
incorrect application submitted will not be considered. It is
the responsibility of the 4-H member and parent/guardian to ensure all
information is correct and complete prior to submitting. Absolutely
no follow up or updates will be allowed once submitted.
All applications (except
collegiate) must be submitted through 4-H CONNECT and meet all criteria
to be considered.
The attachments will be
offered in Microsoft Word Edition no later than November 9th.
Due dates and deadlines for 2019 Scholarship process are
November 2018 – January 2019
Applicant complete FAFSA
January 31st 2019 Application due to County Office
County Review and 4-H Connect Approval Deadline*
District Review and 4-H Connect Approval Deadline*
Interview selection notification
Interviews in College Station
Awards Assembly in College Station
*The status of “APPROVED” on 4-H CONNECT simply means
that the information was submitted. It does not indicate eligibility or
awarding of a scholarship.
Requirements for the Baccalaureate, Technical, and
Courageous Heart Scholarships
All applications MUST meet the minimum requirements/criteria
to even be considered for judging (see guidelines for complete
details). Those applications not meeting the requirements should not
be approved in 4-H CONNECT by the County Extension Agent.