Types of Scholarships


Baccalaureate

Who Should Apply
For students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from an accredited Texas College or University.
completed FAFSA Required to apply

You must complete your FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before submitting your scholarship application at http://www.fafsa.gov/. This is required for Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart scholarships. Please complete this before mid-December.

If you wait, you may not have time to get the FAFSA paperwork submitted and receive the SAR report before the Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application deadline. This is a required document to be attached to your application, without this you will not be able to apply.

2021 Scholarship Applications will open November 2, the deadline to apply is February 15.
Review Guidelines
Scholarship Portal
CEA Verification Form

Collegiate Scholarship

Who Should Apply
Designated for former Texas 4-H members who have been graduated from high school for at least one year (at time of awarding), and completed a minimum of 30 hours of college credit at a grade point average of at least 2.7. Some collegiate scholarships contain other award criteria.
Review Guidelines
Scholarship Portal
CEA Verification Form

Courageous Heart Scholarship

Who Should Apply
Scholarships awarded to Texas 4-H members pursuing either a Baccalaureate or Technical degree that have overcome extreme obstacles related to medical, family, and/or education and remained an active member in both 4-H and school.
completed FAFSA Required to apply

You must complete your FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before submitting your scholarship application at http://www.fafsa.gov/. This is required for Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart scholarships. Please complete this before mid-December.

If you wait, you may not have time to get the FAFSA paperwork submitted and receive the SAR report before the Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application deadline. This is a required document to be attached to your application, without this you will not be able to apply.

2021 Scholarship Applications will open November 2, the deadline to apply is February 15.
Review Guidelines
Scholarship Portal
CEA Verification Form

Technical Scholarships

Who Should Apply
For students who wish to pursue technical certification in a recognized and approved major/course of study.
Completed Fafsa Required to Apply

You must complete your FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before submitting your scholarship application at http://www.fafsa.gov/. This is required for Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart scholarships. Please complete this before mid-December.

If you wait, you may not have time to get the FAFSA paperwork submitted and receive the SAR report before the Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application deadline. This is a required document to be attached to your application, without this you will not be able to apply.

2021 Scholarship Applications will open November 2, the deadline to apply is February 15.
Review Guidelines
Scholarship Portal
CEA Verification Form