Scholarships & Sponsorships

Sponsorship forms for funds from Shawano County 4-H Leaders, Inc.

 

Scholarships:

Shawano County Livestock Committee Scholarship Application

 

Scholarships from other groups:

Larsen Cooperative– will award (30) $500 scholarships to a high school senior who will attend a two or four year college/university/tech. Deadline is April 15. Contact the Coop at 800-924-6677 for information and application. Family needs to be a Larsen Coop patron to qualify.

Shawano County Farm Progress – Available to Shawano County residents enrolled in an Ag-related field at a UW-System 4-year campus. Preference given to upper classmen. Funds provide for a scholarship in excess of $800. More information can be found on the UWEX website under agriculture or contact the UWEX office. Deadline is April 15th. Shawano County Farm Progress Scholarship 

Shawano County HCE – The Shawano Co. Assn for Home and Community Education is sponsoring a $350 scholarship for a Shawano County resident who is enrolled at a WI University, College or Technical School.

  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Be enrolled as a full time student
  • Preference will be given to applicants of Shawano County HCE family members.
  •  Due April 15.
  • Scholarship will be awarded after completion of 1 semester at a Wisconsin university, college or technical college.
  • HCE Scholarship Application

Shawano County Livestock Key Scholarship  – All beef, sheep, & pork project members continuing their education at a college or technical school. Can be involved through 4-H, FFA, or recognized breed organizations. Deadline July 1st. Scholarships awarded according to member contributions to club and county 4-H and/or FFA programs, quality or applications, community service, etc. Contact the UWEX office.

4-H Older Youth Group – Awards a $200 scholarship to active (current or past) OYG members, for technical college or UW study. (Applicant must be a full time student and not  enrolled in high school at the time of receipt of scholarship.) Selection focusing on 4-H involvement, leadership and community involvement.  Click on OYG Scholarship Form for more details and an application. Deadline is May 15th. 

Wisconsin Town’s Association with Rural Mutal Ins. company will award $7,000 in scholarships to high school seniors. Use toward college or vocational college. Winners chosen from the 2013 essay topic of: “How can towns and villages best protect their infrastructure and still provide other needed services such as fire and emergency services in tough economic times?” Deadline May 25. Contact WI Towns Assoc., W7686 County Rd MMM at 715-526-3157 or stop at the UWEX office for an application. http://www.wisctowns.com/home/scholarship-program

Gwen Wilson Memorial Scholarship  Gwen Wilson was an outstanding General Leader and founder of the Brener Youthful Workers 4-H Club. This scholarship goes to a four-year or technical college student toward any degree. $600 to an individual who has participated fully (minimum of 7 years) in what the 4-H program has to offer. Click on Gwen Wilson (fillable pdf) for the application. Please print it off when you have completed it and add the appropriate signatures before returning it to the address on the front of the application. Deadline is March 1st.

United Veterinary Service Scholarship– Available to 4-H and FFA animal or vet science project members in Waupaca, Shawano, Waushara, Outagamie and Winnebago counties. Two $1,000 scholarships will be paid, half the first year and half the second year of college or technical school. The application will include a short essay describing what lessons of life they learned from their animal projects and can be obtained from the United Vet Clinic office in Clintonville or Bear Creek, as well as the UWEX office. Deadline is March 31.

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarship– Applicants must be between the ages of 17-19 as of January 1 of the current year. They must also be a current or past exhibitor of beef, sheep or swine at the WI State Fair, and pursuing a post-high school education. Four $1,000, four $750 and six $500 awards offered. Applications are due April 1st. Forms are available at the UWEX-Extension Office, or at the website GBRLA.

Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board will award two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a dairy-related or food science degree. Three additional $1,000 scholarships will go to third or fourth year college students. Applicants will be evaluated on involvement, leadershipin Ag activities, scholastic achievement and career objectives. The application is at www.wistatefair.com/fair_info/dairy.html. Deadline is April 2nd.

Shawano County Farm Bureau will award four $250 scholarships to students obtaining a four year degree program or a technical college or short course program from funds generated by the Shawano County Brunch on the Farm.  See attached application for further details Farm Bureau Scholarship Form .  Application deadline is April 1st.

The Shawano County Forage Council will be offering scholarships for students from Shawano County pursuing a degree in agriculture.  There are three scholarships available – $500 for a continuing student at a four-year university, $250 for a first year student at a four-year university, and $250 for a first or second year student attending a technical college or short course program.  The application is due May 15th.  Applications are available at http://goo.gl/forms/CgQEkf6vRu

Call or e-mail Terri Brunner or Charlotte Schwartz at 715-526-6136 for additional scholarships that are available!

Shawano County 4H Program is on Facebook!

 

If you have any questions regarding 4-H Youth Development in Shawano County, please contact:

4hclover150Vacant, Department Head and 4-H Youth Development
Shawano County Courthouse
311 North Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-6136

Terri Brunner Terri Brunner, 4-H Educator
Shawano County Courthouse
311 N Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166-2198
Phone: 715-526-6136
Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: terri.brunner@co.shawano.wi.us

CharlotteCharlotte Schwartz,  Office Assistant
Shawano County Courthouse
311 N Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166-2198
Phone: 715-526-6136
Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: charlotte.schwartz@co.shawano.wi.us

 


 

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