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Due: May 15, 2014

The family of Ruth Libkie, a former educator and friend to the 4-H program, has established a scholarship in her honor. In 2014, the Libkie family selected one Monroe County 4-H program participant as the recipients of their $1500.00 scholarship. This form requires transcripts, letters of recommendation and looks at the overall 4-H member and their accomplishments. You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher in order to apply.

Monroe County Ag Day Scholarship

Due: February 14, 2014 to Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant meet at least ONE of the following criteria:

  1. Been raised on a farm (or)
  2. Be a member/former member of Monroe County 4-H (or)
  3. Be a current member of Monroe County FFA Chapter

Applicants may major in any area of study, however preference will be given to those majoring in Agriculture, Home Economics, or Natural Resources

Look for more scholarship opportunities on the Community Foundation Website


Farmhouse Fraternity Scholarship

Due: Must be postmarked by March 15, 2014

Open to any young male 4-H member residing in Indiana who is (or will be) enrolled as a freshman at Purdue University. Amount of scholarship is $750.00. Must be postmarked by March 15 so please bring to the Extension Office by March 12 or mail directly.

Basis of Award: Scholarship will be awarded to 4-H male members on the basis of (1) scholastic ability, (2) Leadership Qualities, and (3) Community Activities.


Monroe County Extension Homemaker Memorial Scholarship

Due: April 14, 2014 to Monroe County Extension Office

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Monroe County
  • Must be a senior in high school
  • Must have a scholastic record of 3.0 (B average) or higher
  • Leadership aboitity in church, school or community related activities

    2014 Furthering Ag Education Scholarship Program

    Applications available at www.jennersales.com or through any Jenner Sales employee. This scholarship is available to Ag students in their High School Senior year or up to their College Junior year to assist in furthering their education in an Agriculture degree program. Applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2014 and scholarship will be awarded July/August 2014. Three $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded in 2014.


    Monroe County Farm Bureau Scholarship

    Due: JUNE 27, 2014 to Monroe County Extension Office.

    In order to receive this award, the family must be members of the Farm Bureau. Awards vary.



    Due: December 1, 2014 in Electronic Form to the Monroe County Extension Office

    One to three 4-H members from the state of Indiana will be invited to go to to National 4-H Center, Chevy Chase, MD; April 5-10 2014. To be eligible, you must be in grade 10 (at time of due date) through final year of 4-H Eligibility.

    Submit up to 4-page State 4-H Scholarship/Trip Demographic/Application Form plus answer supplemental question on National 4-H Conference. Three to six finalists will be invited to participate in a phone interview on December 17, 2014. Finalists will be notified by December 10 for the telephone interview.

    Trip winners will be notified on December 20 and will be given all pertinent information. Cost will be a $250.00 deposit plus incidentals.


    Open to all Seniors in High School –– Amount of scholarship is between $250.00 - $500.00

    Due: January 15, 2014 in Electronic Form to Monroe County Extension Office

    Eligibility Requirements: This is a one time award (non-renewable). Applicant must be planning some post high school study or training (i.e. college trade school, or short course). The school does not have to be in Indiana.

    Judging Criteria: Based largely on a 4-H record with a small amount on other work and activities (Use State 4-H Scholarship/Trip Application form with judging criteria as follows: Questions 1-3 are worth 50%; questions 4 is worth 5%; questions 5 is worth 10%; and questions 6-7 are worth 35%.)

    Notification: Winners will be notified at appropriate time and place between February 15 and May 15 after judging.

    Receipt of Money – Money may be requested upcoming completing a term of study. Proof of this must be shown in the form of school grade report or completion certificate. Letters will be sent December 1 following announcement of receipt for recipient to claim. Claim period is December 1 through February 15th each year.

    Checks will be made payable directly to the college, university or post-secondary institute unless the request is accompanied by a completion certificate, in which case the check may be made payable to the individual. Scholarship funds coming from Purdue University accounts will be transferred to the student’s account with the Purdue Bursar’s Office. Award recipients have two (2) years following high school graduation to claim money.


    Due: January 15, 2014 to Monroe County Extension Office

    Two $500.00 scholarships are being supported by the Monroe County 4-H Junior Leaders. Applicants must fill out an Indiana 4-H Foundation Scholarship form and submit. In order to be eligible, 4-H members must have COMPLETED at least three years of Junior Leadership in Monroe County. Those not being selected as recipients for the Junior Leader scholarship automatically get placed back in the pool for the Indiana 4-H Foundation Scholarship, which may be used nationally at any 2 or 4 year institution.

    Make sure you write on the scholarship application: MONROE COUNTY 4-H JUNIOR LEADER SCHOLARSHIP.

    If applying for the Indiana 4-H Foundation Scholarship, merely COPY the form and submit an additional copy.


    Due: January 15, 2013 to the Monroe County Extension Office

    Open for seniors who have participated in the Horse and Pony project. This $500.00 scholarship is open to all Area V Counties (which includes Monroe County). Fill out the Indiana 4-H Foundation Scholarship form and submit.


    Open for youth in grade 10 (at time of due date) through the year following the final year of 4-H Eligibility. Due: January 15, 2014 in electonic form to the Monroe County Extension Office

    This scholarship is competitive throughout the State of Indiana. Applicants need to:

    Ø Submit a  1 page cover latter, 1-2 page life skilld resume, and demographics cover sheet

    Ø Complete and submit a SEPARATE application for EACH scholarship

    Ø Must NOT include pictures on original application

    Ø No fancy covers or folders

    Ø If selected as a finalist, must prepare and present a verbal presentation to a panel of judges at Purdue University.

    Ø Form is due to Monroe County Extension Office by January 15th

    Applicants have to select an area that they would like to specialize in. Applicants can choose and apply for a maximum of three categories as defined in the packet. This is NOT something that you can get done in one night. It looks easy, but is very difficult. If you would like your resume reviewed for content and formatting, please contact the Extension Office.


    Due: January 15, 2014 in Electronic Form to the County Extension Office

    Open to any senior in high school who has been a 4-H club member for at least 4 years. Applicant must be enrolled in the College of Agricuture or Academic units of Child Development and Family Studies, Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Food and Nutrition, Hospitality, Tourism and Management and your FAFSA application on file by March 1 to receive.

    Basis of Award: Scholarship will be awarded to 4-H club members on the basis of (1) scholastic ability, (2) financial need, and (3) achievement in 4-H club work.

    Submit the Club Scholarship Application Form and your 4-H Record of Achievement.