4-H Scholarships

College Scholarships

  • Merit-based college scholarships are available to past and present members of Hancock County 4-H thanks to the generous support of the Hancock County 4-H Leaders Association. Recipients must complete an application, submit all required paperwork, and meet merit-based criteria in order to be eligible for a scholarship, which may vary in amount up to $600. Download an application and submit it to the Extension Office by April 1, 2022 (PDF).
  • College Scholarships in the amount of $400 are available through the Hancock County Extension Homemakers. Download an application and submit it to the Extension Office by April 8, 2022 (PDF).

Camp Scholarships

There are a variety of ways to fund your 4-H Camp & Learning Center experience:

  • Hancock County 4-H offers several scholarships each year for youth from Hancock County, contact 4-H Staff for details.
  • Maine 4-H Foundation offers camp scholarships for enrolled 4-H members only
  • Financial Assistance is also available directly from the 4-H Camp & Learning Centers: Tanglewood/Blueberry Cove and Bryant Pond

Leadership Scholarships

4-H Leadership in Action Award Recipient 2019

Thanks to fundraising efforts through the Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company, Hancock County 4-H is able to offer youth members scholarships for Leadership Opportunities. These funds are used to support a variety of leadership experiences from Robotics Competition Junior Leaders, to support for a National 4-H Trip or Summit, to a local community leadership project.

Please contact 4-H Staff if you are interested in discussing how these funds can be used to support your leadership experiences.

4-H Foundation Scholarships

The Maine 4-H Foundation is dedicated to supporting the Maine 4-H program. Each year the Foundation provides funding for 4-H legacy and new programs. Volunteers, 4-H youth members, and staff are also encouraged to apply for additional funding for new and innovative projects. Learn More.