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Awards & Scholarships

4-H Member Recognition Awards

Key Award

The Massachusetts 4-H Key Award recognizes 4-H members ages 15 – 18 for their outstanding personal development and overall achievement gained through 4-H participation. The 4-H program strives to inspire members to become active youth leaders who communicate effectively and give back to their local communities. 

Application packet is due November 30.    Key Award Application

National 4-H Conference & National 4-H Congress Delegates

Massachusetts sends a delegation of youth to National 4-H Congress in odd numbered years and to National 4-H Conference in even numbered years. Delegates are selected based on an application process. Each delegate is expected to contribute $300 toward the cost of the experience: all remaining costs are paid by the Massachusetts 4-H Foundation.

Higher Education Scholarships

These college scholarships are available to former and current 4-H members.

Big E Morris 4-H Scholarship Application

Connie Agrella Scholarship Information and Application (Bristol County only)

Clifford S Thayer Memorial Scholarship/Sheep Project Information and Application (Western MA counties)

George Farley Scholarship Information and Application

Kent Lage Leadership Award

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships

Scott S. Robinson 4-H Scholarship (Berkshire County only)

Other Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

Aunty Mary Phelon Animal Livestock Scholarship

Berkshire County Scholarship or Campership for Active, Registered Volunteers & Members

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