Missouri 4-H Foundation

1110 S. College Avenue, Room 152
Columbia, Missouri 65211
Toll-free in Missouri 800-642-8041
Fax 573-884-4225

Our mission is to secure and manage financial resources to enhance and expand the Missouri 4-H program.

Missouri 4-H Foundation Scholarships

The Missouri 4-H Foundation offers educational scholarships for 4-H youth and former 4-H members pursuing post-secondary study.


More than sixty scholarships are available, each ranging from $500 to $2,500. One scholarship application allows the applicant to be considered for any available scholarship, subject to the conditions specified by the donor.


Applications are accepted after January 1 and are due with a postmark date of April 1 to the state 4-H office. The county due date for applications may be earlier than the April 1 state deadline. After county approval and signature, your application will be mailed to the state 4-H office by your county.


Scholarship Forms

  1. Available Scholarships (PDF)
  2. Scholarship Application Form (PDF) | (DOC)
  3. Scholarship Score Card (PDF)


Scholarship Guidelines


Scholarship Selection Criteria


The Missouri 4-H Foundation scholarship application form should be completed and must include:


A committee determines scholarship selection based on the following score system:


Financial need scoring is determined as follows:

For questions regarding Missouri 4-H Foundation scholarships, contact the Missouri 4-H Foundation office at 4hfoundation@missouri.edu or (573) 882-2680.