Yolo County 4-H
University of California
Yolo County 4-H

Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

4-h grad

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Ruth Jackson Memorial Citizenship Award, DUE, April 15 by 5pm to the 4-H Office.   This award is to be presented to a 4-H member that has exemplified outstanding character by his/her dedication to 4-H, as well as school and other extra-curricular actives such as: church, scouts, sports, job, volunteer organizations, etc.  The recipient of this award must continue in 4-H the following year after receiving this award.  This may be as a member or leader.  Community Leaders from all Yolo County 4-H Clubs should nominate 4-H members from their clubs who they feel qualify for this award.  There is no age requirement, just dedication to helping others.  Each nomination should be accompanied with a brief biography of the candidate's accomplishments in 4-H and other activities.  The Award Committee will then select the top three to five finalists and conduct interviews to determine the recipient.
Ruth Jackson Memorial Award

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Adreon Johnston Memorial Scholarship, DUE April 15. Graduating High School Seniors in Yolo County participating in 4-H can now apply for the Adreon Johnston Memorial Scholarship.  The AJMS Committee is accepting applications for the $500.00 scholarship.  All interested seniors are encouraged to apply. This award is given annually to 4-H members that have been active in any 4-H projects or programs, demonstrated leadership, provided support and have contributed back to their club and community. 
Johnson Scholarship Letter          Johnson Scholarship Application

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Jack D. Mast Memorial 4-H Scholarship, DUE April 15.  Jack D. Mast was a 4th generation Yolo County Farmer who graduated from Esparto High School, served in the Navy’sV12A Aviation Program during World War II and later graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Economics in 1948. Jack was involved in Yolo County 4H for nearly 70 years. He became a 4H leader in his twenties and led the tractor repair project for many years. This scholarship was established in his name to assist college bound 4H members with their college expenses. It will be given to graduating high school seniors who have been active in 4H.  
Jack D Mast Memorial Scholarship Application

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MaryAnn Wegener Memorial 4-H Scholarship, DUE April 15. In 2001, members of the 4-H community, family, and friends contributed money towards a 4-H scholarship program in memory of MaryAnn.  MaryAnn was very active as an adult volunteer in 4-H in roles ranging from club to County All-Star Advisor.  She loved watching 4-H members grow and mature, and would have appreciated this scholarship program to assist 4-H'ers pursue their life dreams. There is one new scholarship each year, which can be renewed if normal progress is being made towards graduation, and funds are available.  The intent is to give priority to those 4-H'ers that need financial assistance in order to meet their vocational, two, or four year college goals.  
MaryAnn Wegener Memorial Scholarship Letter and Application

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Yolo County Cattlemen Wool Growers Association
Livestock Scholarship

The Yolo County Cattlemen and Woolgrowers Association is soliciting nominations for a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior, who has been involved in a livestock project in a Yolo County FFA chapter or the 4-H program. We also will accept applications for the scholarship from previous recipients, or from Yolo County students, who are enrolled as Animal Science or related majors in a California agricultural college.

Applications are DUE April 15. For more information and the application, visit the website HEREIf you have any questions please call Jim Yeager at 530-756-2423 or jysheep@aol.com.

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