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South Dakota State 4-H Scholarship Application

Updated January 19, 2024
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Rachel Chamblin

SDSU Extension 4-H Program Assistant

The South Dakota 4-H Scholarship application is now open and available online for the 2024-2025 academic year. There are seven different scholarship opportunities through the South Dakota 4-H scholarship application, all applications must be postmarked by the first Monday in April to be considered. Once completed, bring your application and additional attachments to your 4-H Youth County Advisor/Professional for signature. The 4-H County office will submit the completed application to the State 4-H office for consideration by the deadline.

Youth who have at least five years of active membership in South Dakota 4-H, are current high school seniors, or are enrolled at South Dakota State University are eligible to apply for South Dakota 4-H Scholarships. Please review each scholarship for specific guidelines.

4-H scholarship awards are based on fulfillment of scholarship-specific criteria and the following:

  • 40% scholastic achievement
  • 40% 4-H project involvement including citizenship/community service and leadership
  • 10% character
  • 10% financial need of the applicant

Contact the state 4-H office with questions.