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The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation is offering scholarships of more than $ 15,000 to outstanding Wisconsin 4-H members and alumni entering higher education in 2021. Students must have been a Wisconsin 4-H member for at least three years and have a grade point average of at least 2.5 to 4.0 during the academic year 2021-2022, be enrolled, or plan to enroll in a university, college, or technical school to plan. The deadline for entries is March 15th. More information is available at www.Wis4HFoundation.org/scholarships.

Compeer Financial offers 123 scholarships, valued at $ 1,500 each, for high school graduates with an agricultural or rural background, or plans to major in an agricultural field at a college, university, or technical school. Qualified applicants must reside in the Compeer Financial area of ​​144 counties and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. The deadline for entries is March 15th. More information is available at www.compeer.com.

The Wisconsin FFA Foundation offers qualified students post-secondary scholarships. Applicants must be senior in high school or enrolled in a university or technical school and have a satisfactory academic record in the school. FFA members only need to complete one application to be considered for any scholarship for which the applicant qualifies. The deadline for entries is March 15th. More information is available at www.wisconsinaged.org.

The dairy farmers of Walworth County Offer a US $ 500 scholarship to a Walworth County student pursuing a Dairy Farming degree from a two- or four-year Wisconsin school. The deadline for entries is March 26th. For more information, please call 262-903-6727 or [email protected]

The Jefferson County Farm Technology Days The committee offers a scholarship to every student who is a high school graduate. The applicant must plan to attend the University of Wisconsin Short Course, Technical College, or four year university with a major in Agricultural Sciences. The deadline for entries is April 1st. More information is available at www.jefferson.extension.wisc.edu/agriculture/farm-technology-days.

Sen. Joan Ballweg offers up to 12 Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarships, valued at $ 500 each, for qualified high school graduates in her district. Scholarship eligibility is open to all graduating seniors who continue their education in a two-year technical college program or a four-year high school diploma. Students must have a degree with a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale and be resident in the district. The deadline for entries is April 5th. You can find more information at www.legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/14/ballweg.

The GROWMARK Foundation offers a $ 1,500 scholarship program for students seeking a two- or four-year degree or vocational college certification in an agricultural field. Applicants must complete an online application that includes academic information, community service and leadership activities, and essay questions about agriculture and cooperatives. The deadline for entries is April 15th. For more information, please visit www.growmark.com/about-us/corporate-commitments.

The Dane County Dairy Promotion Committee offers scholarships to students residing in Dane County who are pursuing post-secondary education in an agricultural field. The scholarship holders must volunteer for at least one shift during the most important events of the committee, cows in the hall or breakfast on the farm. The closing date for entries is April 16. More information is available at www.danecountydairy.com/scholarships.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Expansion in Dane County offers scholarships for high school and high school students living in Dane County who intend to pursue a career in agriculture or a related field, show a strong sense of community volunteering and service, receive good grades, and participate in 4- H or FFA to participate. The deadline for entries is May 1st. More information is available at www.dane.extension.wisc.edu.

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