The following scholarships are available at this time:
The Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship
The TEEA Scholarship
For information and applications to these scholarships please go to the State 4-H website located at:
Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show Scholarship
Applicant must be an active 4-H or FFA member and be a graduating senior in 2014, applicant can apply as a 4-H member or FFA member, not both. Applicant must have participated in the Tarrant County Jr. Livestock Show and/or the Tarrant County FFA & 4-H Youth Fair in at least one division during the past 2 years and be entered in at least one division of the 2014 Tarrant County Junior Livestock Show or 2o14 Tarrant County FFA & 4-H Youth Fair. 4-H members must have turned in a 4-H record book the previous year. The CEA must attest to this. Applications must be completed as directed. Please do not add extra pages or pictures to your application. Late, incomplete or applications with extra pages will NOT be accepted. Applications must be postmarked on later than January 13, 2014. All applications are to be mailed to Tarrant Ag Scholarship Corporation, PO Box 162386, Fort Worth, Texas 76161. Do not send by FED EX, they won’t deliver to a PO Box. A minimum GPA of 2.5 and a copy of applicant’s high school transcript are required. Applicant must have taken the SAT or ACT before January 1, 2014 and attach a copy of scores to scholarship application. Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation with scholarship application. Applicants must submit one academic reference and one personal reference. Applications will become the property of the Tarrant Ag Scholarship Corporation. Scholarship Awards will range from $1000 to $3000 per award, with no more than$19,000 total for all awards in 2014. Allocation of awards is the sole discretion of the Tarrant Ag Scholarship Board of Directors. Interviews and awards will be determined by a panel of not less than 3, nor more than 5 judges elected by the Tarrant Ag Scholarship Corporation Board of Directors. The judges will be representative of the community. Based on applications and letters of recommendation, applicants selected for scholarship interviews will be notified by January 31, 2014. Scholarship interviews will take place on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at a location to be announced.
Applications are being accepted for the Texas Extension Education Association (TEEA) 4-H Scholarship. All submissions must be received in the Tarrant County 4-H office by Friday, February 14.
Please submit in a large manila envelope, labeled with the applicant’s name and county.
Include the following:
- Black & white copy of your 2013 recordbook
- Official high school transcript with ACT and/or SAT scores included
- Completed TEEA 4-H Scholarship Application form
- Two letters of recommendation: one from a county Extension agent of 4-H club manager and one from a teacher, employer, or community leader (not a relative)
(If you want to have your materials returned, please include a postage-paid, self-addressed envelope and letter stating your request.)
Reminder: When requesting a recommendation letter, it is always helpful to contact the person at least one week in advance of the date in which you need the letter.