Scholarship Opportunities

Chippewa County 4-H provides opportunities for members to be recognized for their accomplishments and dedication to the program by offering several scholarship opportunities.  Each scholarship opportunity noted below has uniquely specific criteria.  Please take time to review the criteria and if you fit within those guidelines, you are encouraged to apply.

 

Forestry Committee Scholarship – Scholarships will be awarded to 4-H members graduating from 4-H.  Applicants must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least three (3) years.  Scholarships will be available during the 2nd semester of the 1st year of post secondary education.  Proof of enrollment in any short-course or second semester is necessary during their second semester.  Applicants can earn the scholarship one (1) time.  The 4-H Forest Committee has the final decision on all applications.  Return applications by May 1st to: 4-H Forest Committee c/o Chippewa County Extension Office, Courthouse, Room 13, 711 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.

Safety Camp Scholarship – Scholarships will be awarded to 4-H members graduating from 4-H going in to a safety field.  Applicants must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least three (3) years.  Scholarships will be available during the 2nd semester of the 1st year of post secondary education.  Proof of enrollment in any short-course or second semester is necessary during their second semester.  Applicants can earn the scholarship one (1) time.  If more than one application is received, the name will be drawn out of a hat.  On or after January 1st of the next year, you will be contacted for your school information and/or proof of enrollment. Upon receipt of all required information, qualifying applicants will receive a check during your second semester. Return applications by May 1st to: 4-H Safety Camp Scholarship, C/O Chippewa County Extension Office, Courthouse, Room 13, 711 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.

Shooting Sports Scholarship – Given in memory of those 4-H youth who were involved in a Shooting Sports discipline and are no longer with us.  The applicant must be enrolled in a Chippewa County 4-H club during their senior year to be eligible to apply.  The applicant must be registered in a shooting sports discipline during their senior year to be eligible to apply.  The applicant’s name must appear on all required pages of the application.  The application form must be filled out completely and include required attachments to be reviewed for consideration.  The $250 is non-renewable. Application must be submitted in typed form.  Completed application, including all required attachments, must be postmarked by May 1st  and returned to: Chippewa County University Extension Courthouse, Room 13, 711 North Bridge Street Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 Attention: 4-H Shooting Sports Scholarship Committee.  Scholarship winner(s) will be announced at the awards ceremony held during the Northern Wisconsin State Fair.  Scholarships will be disbursed during Second Semester of Freshman Year after the committee receives a copy of first semester grades as well as verification of second semester registration.

Karin Anne Seckora Scholarship Application – This scholarship is open to any student who will be graduating from the Chippewa County 4-H Program this summer and will be attending a technical school, college, or university in the fall of the same year.  All areas of study will be considered for review.  A minimal grade point average of 2.25 is required to apply for the $300 scholarship.  Applicants should be adventuresome, ambitious, loyal, fun loving and display Christian values.  Karin had a willingness to reach out to others in need, respected all forms of life, and showed an avid interest in animals, plants, arts, crafts, music and dance.  Students who possess similar interested are encouraged to apply.  Applications must be received by the last Friday in April.  The Scholarship Committee will review applications and make final decisions.  Scholarships will be announced at the 4-H Graduation Ceremony at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair in July.  All monies will be awarded to scholarship recipients after a copy of their first semester grades (with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or higher) and second semester class schedule is received by the Karin Anne Seckora Family.  Completed applications should be mailed to Karin Anne Seckora Scholarship Committee at 1003 Oak Street, Bloomer, WI 54724.

HCE Scholarship – click link to be advanced to application and scholarship requirements.

Better Breeds Scholarship – click link to be advanced to application and scholarship requirements.