Scholarships for 4-H
Mississippi 4-H, through the Mississippi State University Foundation, encourages college-bound 4-H’ers to apply for a 4-H scholarship. While eligibility criteria for each individual scholarship varies, 4-H’ers whose 4-H projects have been successful are encouraged to apply.
All applications are due by April 1.
Mississippi 4-H scholarships include:
Ike Campbell Memorial 4-H Scholarship - PDF - Word
Mississippi 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association Youth Scholarship - PDF - Word
Deep South Equipment Dealers Association 4-H Scholarship - PDF - Word
Gladiola Branscome Harris 4-H Scholarship - PDF - Word
Marian Carmichael 4-H Scholarship - PDF - Word
The Troy and Mildred Holliday 4-H Scholarship - PDF - Word
Award amounts are determined by current market interest rates.
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