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2 Matthew J. Miranda M.Ed. Guadalupe County Extension Agent: 4-H & Youth Development

3 County Farm Bureau George Washington Farm Bureau Agricultural Scholarship 1 $500 scholarship Eligibility Rank in the upper 50% of class Demonstrate leadership, citizenship & good character Be part of a FB family Application Deadline: April 1?

4 Texas Farm Bureau Miss Texas Farm Bureau Contest $1,000 scholarship for each district winner; state winner, runner-up and 4 finalists receive $4,000, $2,500 and $1,500, respectively Applicants must –be part of a FB member –be single –between the ages of 16 and 19 Deadline: immediately following county contest

5 Texas Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Scholarship $1,000 scholarship in each district Eligibility high school senior pursue a degree in agriculture member of a FB family Application Deadline: March 19, 2012

6 Texas Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Collegiate Scholarship 2, $1,000 scholarships Eligibility college student pursue a degree in agriculture member of a FB family Application Deadline: March 19, 2012

7 Texas Farm Bureau Dick Mitchell Scholarship $1,000 scholarship in each district Eligibility completed FB Citizenship Seminar son/daughter of FB member high school junior or senior Application Deadline: March 19, 2012

8 Texas Farm Bureau Research & Education Foundation Scholarship 2 scholarships Eligibility graduating from high school in spring 12 and entering college in fall 12 parent FB member since at least Application Deadline: March 19, 2012

9 State Fair of Texas $1,000 scholarships Application Criteria: –Must have participated in the 2011 State Fair Deadline – March 1, 2012

10 San Angelo Stock Show $1,000 scholarships Application Criteria: –Must have participated in the San Angelo show Deadline – May 1, s.phphttp://www.sanangelorodeo.com/livestock_scholarship s.php

11 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Hildebrand $15,000 scholarship Application & interview Criteria: –2012 HLS&R junior market lamb exhibitor Deadline – February 12, 2012 https://secure.rodeohouston.com/scholars hip/application.aspx (then click the hildebrand box)https://secure.rodeohouston.com/scholars hip/application.aspx

12 International Red Brangus Breeders Association 2, $? scholarships Application, letters of recommendation, essay, and photos/clippings Criteria: –May be members of IRBBA, IBBA or IJBBA –High school senior or current college/trade school student with GPA of at least 2.5 Deadline – April 12, 2012

13 Lowes Lowes – 140, $2,500 scholarships Carl Buchan – 50, $5,000 scholarships Application Deadline – Feb. 28, _scholarship.aspxhttp://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting _scholarship.aspx

14 State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship High School Seniors Only Plan to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college starting in Fall 2012 Must have GPA of Demonstrate financial need Awarded twice with good first year grades Deadline – Jan 25, 2012 Only 360 apps accepted

15 HLSR: Ag Mechanics Technology Scholarship $4,000 per year for up to two years (with good grades) For pursuing Associates Degree in Ag Tech, Diesel/Auto Engines, Heating/Ventilation/AC, Power Systems or Welding Must be senior and have project entered in the Ag Mech Show OR 2012 Tractor Tech Contest Finals Provide THEA, SAT or ACT Scores Deadline – Feb. 22, 2012 (CODE AM2012)

16 Texas A&M Guadalupe County Mothers Club Scholarship For seniors attending Texas A&M in the Fall of 2012 Several $500 Scholarships Application Deadline – March 31, 2012….must have acceptance letter by this date as well olarshipApplication.pdf

17 Buck Fever Scholarship To be awarded in June , $1,000 Scholarship Application Deadline – April 2012 (check website for form)

18 Guadalupe Blanco River Authority Scholarship Three one-time scholarships to a four- year college/university or a two-year technical/trade school will be awarded Minimum 12 hrs per semester for a $2,000 per year scholarship Application Deadline – March 8, olarshipApp.pdf

19 Up to 20, $1,000 scholarships 4-Hers at least 16 yrs. Old (as of 8/31/11) Application County deadline – Feb 3, 2012 Presented in conjunction with Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarships on June 14, 2012 in College Station h.tamu.edu/youth/scholarships/index_youth_schol arships.phphttp://texas4- h.tamu.edu/youth/scholarships/index_youth_schol arships.php Check website for updates! SALE Rural Youth Scholarships

20 Other Scholarships Available LULAC-GE Scholarship for $5,000 available at ASIC&SEC={43EB7F7B-5AE7-4EE3- 9C3B-3B9BD6177D31} ASIC&SEC={43EB7F7B-5AE7-4EE3- 9C3B-3B9BD6177D31} Alamo Colleges-St. Phillips, Palo Alto, Northeast Lakeview, SAC Scholarships available at

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22 History More than 53 years old Largest 4-H scholarship program in US $2.2 million dollars will be given at the State Roundup Scholarship Assembly First scholarship ($1,000) given in 1959 by the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

23 2012 Texas 4-H Scholarships Approximately 225 academically- competitive scholarships will be awarded Amounts range from $1,000 to $16,000 (amount established by donor) Presented during Texas 4-H Roundup in June, in Lubbock

24 Changes in 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is now accepting Home School and Private School Applicants as scholars All applicants invited to participated in interviews are NOT guaranteed a scholarship Applicants will NOT be excused from either face-to-face interviews or the scholarship assembly at roundup. Applicants and Families should plan accordingly based on the dates provided in the guidelines

25 Application 2012 application will be available in Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF format Instructions and examples will be available in Adobe PDF format Can be found at the Texas 4-H and Youth Development website at:

26 Four Categories Baccalaureate For students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree Technical Certification For students who wish to pursue technical certification Collegiate Designed for former Texas 4-H members who have completed at least 30 hours of college credit and maintained a 2.7 GPA Courageous Heart Awarded to Texas 4-H members that have overcome extreme obstacles related to medical, family and/or education, and remained an active member of both 4-H and school

27 General Requirements Be an active member of the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program Be a United States Citizen Be a Texas resident Be scheduled to graduate from a Texas High School (public, private, or home) during the school year Have made formal application to enroll in a Texas college/university/technical school Meet the entrance requirements for the college/ university for which formal application has been made Not apply for both 4-H & FFA scholarships Submit a current Texas 4-H Scholarship application

28 Baccalaureate 1350 on SAT (3 sections) or 19 on ACT Be in the upper one-half of his/her class Houston & Wallrath require top 1/4) Completed and passed all necessary standardized tests Have been accepted into Texas school County deadline: February 3, 2012 Interviews: May 4-6, 2012 in Austin, Texas Orientation, Awards Program and Banquets: June 11, 2012

29 Technical Certification Completed and passed all necessary standardized tests Have been accepted into Texas school NOT have plans for formal education County deadline: February 3, 2012 Interviews: May 4-6, 2012 Orientation, Awards Program and Banquets: June 11, 2012

30 Courageous Heart Completed and passed all necessary standardized tests Have demonstration of obstacles related to health, education and/or family County deadline: February 3, 2012 Interviews: May 4-6, 2012 Orientation, Awards Program and Banquets: June 11, 2012

31 Collegiate Have actively participated in 4-H during high school years Be attending or will be attending a Texas college/university Completed 30 semester hours by fall 10 Deadline: Feb 3, 2012 Orientation, Awards Program and Banquets: June 11, 2012

32 Thank you!! Were here to help you.


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