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    Elkhart County 4-H

          ...to Make the Best Better

Upcoming Dates

Link to Elkhart County Extension Calendar

Dec 1:  Mini 4-H Welcome Event.  ECCC on Fairgrounds.  6:00 - 7:00pm  more info...

Dec 2:  Extension Holiday Open House.  11:00 - 3:00pm.  At Extension Office.

Dec 6: 4-H Shooting Sports Club Information Day.  Home & Family Arts Bldg on Fairgrounds.  1:00pm - 3:00pm  Club Schedule   pdf

Dec 8:  Scholarship Workshop.  7:00pm.   ECCC/Martin Room.

Dec 25 & 26:  County Holiday.  Extension Office Closed.

Jan 1:  County Holiday.  Extension Office Closed.

Jan 8:  4-H Leader's Meeting. 7:00pm.  Fair Board Room.

Jan 15:  4_H Enrollment Deadline.

Feb 3:  4-H Club Officer Training.  7:00pm.  Fairgrounds.

Feb 3:  4-H Leader's Meeting.  7:00pm.  Fair Boardroom.

4-H Scholarships

Need information on the various scholarships available to 4-H youth in Elkhart County.
This is the place to start...

Scholarship Quest 2014

Grades 10 - College Freshmen
Youths may want to stop at the Goshen Extension Office for a Scholarship application packet beginning in November. These packets will have the details for scholarship opportunities for 2014.

 

Most Scholarship applications are due by January 15, 2014.

Scholarship Workshop - 2014
   Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 7:00pm
   Martin Room/ECCC, Fairgrounds, Goshen

An overview of available scholarships will be offered as well as tips for those wishing
to apply for Accomplishment scholarships and others offered through State 4-H. While there are many scholarships available only to High School seniors, the State 4-H accomplishment scholarships may be applied for beginning in grade 10 through one year after your last year of 4-H eligibility.

2014 Scholarship Help Booklet.   pdf

Additional Opportunity for Feedback:
Bring draft applications to Extension Office, Goshen on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 7:00pm for some suggestions on how to add some spark to your applications.  4-H Educators will be available to sit down with 4-H'ers one-on-one and make suggestions before the January 15th deadline.

Scholarship Forms

2014 Indiana 4-H Scholarships & National Trips with Elkhart Co. Scholarship Included - (Includes the State Scholarship & Nat'l Trips, Applebee's, Jr. Leader, Janice Gawthrop, Purdue Alumni Club Foundation)    pdf    doc      

2014 Purdue Farm House Fraternity Scholarship   pdf

2014 Purdue Alumni Club Scholarship   pdf   doc

Other Helpful Information

Action Verbs for Scholarships    pdf

Worksheets for Scholarships    pdf   doc

Example Letter    pdf