SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OPPORTUNITIES

 Scholarships


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The purpose of the Erie County 4-H Scholarship is to recognize those 4-Hers that exhibit a high degree of leadership and community service due to their involvement in the Erie County 4-H Program. Applications are due in the 4-H office or postmarked by April 19, 2024.  For more information and applications:

General 4-H Scholarship

General 4-H Scholarship - Fillable PDF

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The Marion Wittmeyer and Marcia Duffy Memorial 4-H Scholarship recognizes two current senior/aging out 4-H members who have demonstrated leadership and service to their community through active participation in the Erie County 4-H Youth Development Program. 

Applications and recommendations are due to the 4 – H Office via email, the US Postal System, or personally delivered no later than 4:30 PM on Monday, June 3, 2024.  For more information and applications:

Marion Wittmeyer And Marcia Duffy Memorial Scholarship

Marion Wittmeyer and Marcia Duffy Memorial Scholarship - Fillable PDF

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The Diane Mudd Senneff Memorial 4-H Scholarship was established in 2020 to recognize one current senior female 4-H member who has demonstrated leadership and service to their community through active participation in the Erie County 4-H Youth Development Program. Diane was an active Erie County 4-H volunteer for over 50 years and served as organizational leader of the 4-H Starlites Club for over 30 years. 

Applications are due in the 4-H Office by 4 pm on June 3, 2024.  For more information and applications:

Diane Senneff Scholarship  

Diane Senneff Scholarship- Fillable PDF

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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:To provide financial assistance to deserving Large Market Animal 4-H Exhibitors per species per calendar year. Large Market Animal Exhibitors are required to meet age requirements for their selected species. Funds may be used to reimburse the purchase of the market animal, feed and supplies, housing, or veterinary expenses. Please Note: Financial Awards will be paid after the Erie County Fair.

A monetary scholarship will be awarded for the following projects:  Market Steer or Dairy Steer, Market Hog, Market Lamb & Market Goat

Application Due April 12, 2024.

4-H Alumni Large Market Animal Scholarship

4-H Alumni Large Market Animal Scholarship - Fillable PDF

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Paper Clover Financial Assistance Scholarships 

The purpose of the Erie County 4-H Paper Clover Scholarship is to provide financial assistance for 4-H leadership opportunities outside of Erie County for 4-H members who exhibit commitment to the Erie County 4-H Program and an interest in sharing their leadership experience with the 4-H community.

Only complete applications will be considered.

A complete application must include ONE letter of recommendation from an adult leader. This person may be a 4-H leader, teacher, coach, or other adult. It may NOT be an Erie County 4-H Educator or a family member.

Letters of recommendation may be completed online or turned in to the 4-H office separately.

Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the scholarship selection committee. The scholarship amount will be determined based on the number of qualified applicants.

Examples of leadership opportunities for which funds may be used:

STARR

4-H STEM Camp 

Career Explorations

Shooting Sports Training—June

ABC at SUNY Cobleskill-TBD

Animal Crackers: May

Paper Clover Scholarship: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_exQWUIMdZHIghz8

Paper Clover recommendation: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9MHjbNdKL56W8n4

Contact

4-H Office


716-652-5400

Last updated April 11, 2024